Vanda lamellata orchid!

December 21, 2016

On view in the Camellia Corridor, this epiphytic orchid is native to Taiwan, the Phillipines and Borneo.

Vanda lamellata's flower spikes can last up to six weeks! Epiphytic refers to plants that grow harmlessly on other plants. They get their nutrients from the air and rain and it's why their roots grow in the open air. This plant's are almost four feet in length.