Vanda coerulea Griff. ex Lindl., Edwards’s Bot. Reg. 33: t. 30 1847. (Syn: Vanda coerulea f. luwangalba Kishor);
Distribution: China, NE India, Myanmar, N Thailand. A scheduled species and hence protected in India.
18122006VAI1 – Orchid for ID:
Unfortunately no leaves and stem on this orchid picture.
Location: Dimapur, Nagaland
Date: 18th December 2006
Vanda coerulea Griff. ex Lindl. is now flowering in Assam.
A very rare epiphyte found in Karbi-Anglong and Meghalaya Border area of Assam.
Vanda coerulea var. rogersii Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 22: 31 (1914).
Vanda coerulea delicata Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 33: 318 (1925).
Vanda coerulea f. luwangalba Kishor, Orchid Rev. 116: 224 (2008).
Vanda coerulea f. delicata (Rolfe) Christenson, Orchid Rev. 117: 222 (2009).
Vanda coerulea f. rogersii (Rolfe) Christenson, Orchid Rev. 117: 222 (2009).
Flowering: October- November.
Habitat: On tree trunks in open forests or along rivers.
Distribution: China, NE India, Myanmar, N Thailand.
Yes Vanda coerulea, the hooked side lobes are evident. Beautiful picture.
Orchidaceae fortnight ::Blue vanda (Vanda coerulea) at Mizoram:: PKA43::: : Attachments (2). 6 posts by 6 authors.
Wow, beautiful and a protected species by Indian law.
Very good pictures. The species name indicating the colour of flowers!
Please identify this species
ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Vanda coerulea Griff. ex Lindl. from China, PKS-108 : Attachments (4). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Vanda coerulea Griff. ex Lindl., Edwards’s Bot. Reg. 33: t. 30 (1847).
MS April, 2016/25 Vanda coerulea : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)
Botanical name : Vanda coerulea Griff.ex Lindl.
Flower Show at Agri-Horti Society, Kolkata- 12 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
This is again a Vanda coerulea form.
This looks like one of the colour variants of Vanda coerulea.
Location: BSI, Gangtok, West Bengal, India
Date: 05 January 2023
Elevation: 1700 m.
I think this is Vanda coerulea.
Pl. post Jpg images.
4 very high res. images