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Vanda teres "Andersonii"


This documented rare variety has very distinctive large side lobes, which is richly marked with strong bands of brown spots on a bright orange base. This variety have green terete leaves that curved upwards towards the stem.
 
   

Vanda teres "Candida" FCC/RHS


This is the documented albino form of teres and is extremely rare. The variety candida FCC/RHS is actually the alba form of the rare gigantea variety. Therefore this make this awarded candida variety doublely rare.

 
 

Vanda teres "Himalayas"


This is a selected population that originated in Himalayas. Both the forms and color is superior to the common form and the flower is also large. Though it is not documented in any periodical, it is a very desirable species to have.

 
 

Vanda teres "Bhutan"


This is an extremely large variety that has very large and broad petals. The petals are so wide and broad that it really looks like a butterfly in flight when there is a breeze. Hence the old genus named Papilionanthe referring to the butterfly (Papilio) like resemblance. This is an extremely rare variety originated in Bhutan and is also not documented.

 
 

Vanda uniflora


This is specie that is uncommon in many collections and is also quite rare. This is the smallest flowered species in the genus Papilionanthe. The flower is about 3 to 4 cm in diameter and usually it is single flower bloom, hence the specie name, uniflora. It has terete leaves that are sharply pointed with a constriction.

 
 

Vanda vandarum


This is an extremely rare specie and has much confused with the equally rare biswasiana. It has terete leaves with a kink (constriction) below the sharp pointed leaf tip. The difference between the two is in the side lobe of the lip. Vanda vandarum have similar sidelobe as Vanda teres whereby it enfolding the column and has a small narrow lip that bending downwards. The flower colors are mostly white with some pink blush in the lip.

 
 

 

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