Vanda limbata Blume 1849 Photo by Peter O'Byrne, courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel Andre Schuiteman and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Inflorescence Photo by Nik Fahmi and his Vortex Orchid Page.

Common Name The Callus Vanda

Flower Size to 2" [to 5 cm]

Several fragrant, long lasting flowers grace this large sized, hot growing epiphyte from the island of Sulawesi and Java with elongate stems carrying several, linear, recurved leaves that blooms in the summer on a erect or ascending, to 10" [25 cm] long, several [10 to 12] flowered inflorescence with fragrant flowers of cinnamon.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as V furva not = v limbata drawing good; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; AOS Bulletin Vol 35 No 1 1966 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 48 No 5 1979 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 46 No 4 1982 photo fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 photo ok?; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo ok; Vandas Motes 1997 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Orchid Digest Vol 72 No 3 2008 photo fide