- Flower nameVanda lamellata 'Remediosae'
- Scientific nameVanda lamellata var. remediosae
- AliasVanda, Vanda Orchid, remediosae, Vanda lamellata, レメディオサ, バンダ・ラメラータ
- Place of originBorneo and the Mariana Islands in the Philippines, Taiwan, and the Senkaku Islands in Japan
- Place of floweringCut flowers, flower arrangement, Greenhouse, Subtropical region, Horticultural species, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October
What is Vanda lamellata 'Remediosae'
Vanda lamellata 'Remediosae' (scientific name: Vanda lamellata var. remediosae) is a selected individual of the original species 'Vanda lamellata', an evergreen perennial herb in the genus Vanda of the family Orchidaceae. The dorsal sepals and petals are yellow, the lower sepals are brown, and the lip petals are light pink. The red pattern on the petals and sepals looks like "Kuidaore Taro".
Common name: Vanda lamellata 'Remediosae' (Vanda lamellata var. remediosae), also known as red-headed jade orchid, Life form: evergreen perennial, herb height: 40-60 cm, inflorescence: alternate, leaf shape: Flowering season: January to March, Inflorescence form: raceme, flower diameter: 4 cm, Flower color: brown or red lines on yellow background. Petal margins loosely wavy; fragrant at flowering time.
What is the original Vanda lamellata?
The original species, Vanda lamellata, is an orchid native to Borneo and the Mariana Islands in the Philippines, Taiwan, and the Senkaku Islands in Japan. It grows on tree trunks and branches on coastal cliffs. It is the only banda native to our country. The height of the plant is about 60 cm. It is called "Hongtou Jade Orchid" because it was discovered on Hongtou Island in Taiwan and because it is a member of the genus "Jade Orchid" (Vanda), and "Senkaku Orchid" because it grows naturally on the Senkaku Islands. The stems are edible.