Distribution: Himalaya to China (SW. Yunnan) and Indo-China  
 
Vanda cristata

Kalimpong , May 2013 (Thanks Mr. Ganesh Mani Pradhan)


Yes Vanda cristata.


 

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Vanda cristata  : Kalimpong


 

 

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This epiphytic orchid was shot at Devi Dhura (2000m) in Pithoragarh district. Picture is not very clear as it was at maximum zoom.

ID is requested.


This is Vanda cristata.

 

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Vanda cristata Wall. ex Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 216 (1833).
Synonyms:
Aerides cristata (Wall. ex Lindl.) Wall. ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 53 (1890).
Trudelia cristata (Wall. ex Lindl.) Senghas ex Roeth, Orchidee (Hamburg) 58: 707 (2007 publ. 2008).
Vanda striata Rchb.f., Xenia Orchid. 2: 137 (1868).
Luisia striata (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. in H.G.Reichenbach, Xenia Orchid. 3: 120 (1893).
Distribution: Himalaya to China (SW. Yunnan) and Indo-China

This Vanda is peculiar one….its different


 

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Trudelia cristata (Lindl.) Senghas : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

Happy to share some pics of Trudelia cristata shot today (8.7.16) near Nagarkot, Bhaktapur at 6000 ft !


Superb images, …


Kathmandu / 2 June 2017

Attachments (2)

Yes this is Vanda cristata.


 

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Vanda cristata Lindl. : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Date: 2  June 2017
Altitude: 4400 ft. 


Yes beautiful pictures.

Thanks for sharing.
Vanda cristata.


 

 

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Vanda cristata : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)- around 500 kb each. 
Vanda cristata Wall. ex Lindl.
Comb Vanda /Comb Trudelia
Family – Orchidaceae
Synonyms – Trudelia cristata, Aerides cristatum
It is an beautifull epiphytic orchid found in temperate Himalayas, the plants are found generally growing on large Oak trees (Quercus leucotricophora) having thick mosses growth and is generally associated with epiphytic ferns especially Asplenium indicum and Lepisorus sp.
Photographed at Janitridhar, Himachal Pradesh, Altitude -1600metred approx.
April 2018


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Vanda cristata Wall. ex Lindl. : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (8)- around 600 kb each. 
Location:  Kalimpong, WB, India
Date: 15 May 2018
Altitude: 4100 ft.

Very beautiful. Yes Vanda cristata.


 

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Trudelia cristata (Lindl.) Senghas : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Location: Gyaneswor, Kathmandu
Date: 18 April 2019
Elevation: 1300 m.

Vanda cristata. Thanks for sharing. 


 

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Trudelia cristata (Lindl.) Senghas : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (7)- around 700 kb each. 

Location: Nagarkot, Bhaktapur
Date: 16  May 2019
Elevation: 2030 m.

Habit : Wild


Yes Vanda cristata.

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