Vanda cristata (Wallich) Lindl.

in Gen. Sp. Orch. Pl. 216 (1833).


Aerides cristata Wallich in Lindley, Gen. Sp. Orch. Pl. 216 (1832). (basionyme)

Vanda jainii A.S.Chauhan in J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 5: 977 (1984).

Trudelia cristata (Lindl.) Senghas in Schlechter Orchideen, 1(1920): 1211 (1988).

Vanda striata Rchb.f. in Xenia Orchid. 2: 137 (1868).

Luisia striata (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. in H.G.Reichenbach, Xenia Orchid. 3: 120 (1893).

Trudelia jainii (A.S.Chauhan) S.Misra in Orchids India: 259 (2007).


Bangladesh, Bhoutan, Birmanie, Chine, Inde, Laos, Népal, Sikkim, Tibet.

Chine : Yunnan.

Inde : Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.

Floraison : __MAMJ____N_. Altitude de 610 à 2135 m.

Description sommaire

Plante épiphyte. Taille de 8 à 80 cm. Fleurs de 2 à 5, jaunes, vertes. Sépale dorsal oblong, de 25-30 × 8-10 mm. Sépales latéraux oblongs, de 28-31 × 10-12 mm. Pétales oblongs, de 24-29 × 5-6 mm. Labelle trilobé. Chromosomes : 2n=38.


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Udai C. Pradhan. Indian orchids : Guide II. Udai C. Pradhan. 1979. Page 570. .

Mark L. Isaac-Williams. An introduction to the orchids of Asia. Angus & Robertson. North Ryde. NSW. Australie. 1988. Page 219. Photo.

Oleg Polunin & Adam Stainton. Flowers of the Himalaya. Tome 1. Oxford University Press. 1984. Page 406. Photo.

M.L. Banerji & Prabha Pradhan. The orchids of Nepal Himalaya. J. Cramer FL-9490 Vaduz. 1984. Page 518. Dessin.

Samuel Sprunger. Orchideentafeln aus Curtis's Botanical Magazine. Eugen Ulmer. 1986. Page 4304. Aquarelle.

Chen Singchi & Tsi Zhanhua & Luo Yibo. Native orchids of China in Color. Science Press, Beijing New-York. 1999. Page 406. Photo.

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S.Z. Lucksom. The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya. S.Z. Lucksom. 2007. Page 840. Photo, dessin.

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Chen Singchi, Liu Zhongjian, Luo Yibo, Jin Xiaohua, Tsi Zhanhuo. A field guide to the orchids of China. 2009. Page 339. Photo.

Wu Zhengyi & Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan. Flora of China. Orchidaceae. Science Press (Beijing). 2009. Page 473.

Zhihui Xu & Hong Jiang & Deping Ye & Ende Liu. The wild orchids in Yunnan. Yunnan Publishing Group Corporation. 2010. Page 452. Photo.

Pascal Descourvières. Encyclopédie des orchidées tropicales. Ulmer. 2010. Page 342. Photo.

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Nyan Tun Taunggyi. Wild orchids of Myanmar. Daw Tin Tin Aye (Green Leaf Publishing House). 2014. Page 433 (sous le nom Trudelia cristata). Photo.

Mark Chase, Maarten Christenhusz & Tom Mirenda. The book of orchids. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. 2017. Page 596. Photo.

Martin R. Motes. The natural genus Vanda. Redland Press. 2021. Page 93. Photo.

André Schuiteman, B. Ramamurthy Kailash & Uttam Babu Shrestha. A checklist of the Orchidaceae of India. Missouri Botanical Garden Press. 2022. Page 193.

André Schuiteman, B. Ramamurthy Kailash & Uttam Babu Shrestha. A checklist of the Orchidaceae of India. Missouri Botanical Garden Press. 2022. Page 194 (sous le nom Vanda jainii).

Khyanjeet Gogoi. Orchids of Assam, a pictorial guide. Publication Division, Dibrugarh University. 2019. Page 536. Photo.