Neof. falcata photo by Lourens Grobler

Member Plants

25 plants cultivated by members of ORCHIDS.ORG.
See All Member Plants


Upcoming Events Worldwide

(log in to see events near you)
  1. In 2 days:
    Friday, March 5 (lasts 3 days) - Orchid Sock Hop, Stuart, FL (0 members going)

  2. Saturday, April 3 (lasts 2 days) - Flamingo Gardens Orchid Society Show, Davie, FL (​3 members going)
  3. Saturday, April 17 - OAEG Annual Speakers’ Day, St. Croix, St. Croix ​(1 member going)

Upcoming Global Events

Orchids: Attraction and Deception, United States

Starting
Today:
Thursday, February 4, 2021 (lasts 6 months)
Event by The Arthur & Phyllis Kaplan Orchid Conservatory Read More

World Orchid Conference, Taiwan

Starting Saturday, April 24, 2021 (lasts 10 days) Event by The World Orchid Conference Trust Read More

19th European Orchid Council Conference and Exhibition, Denmark

Starting Thursday, May 6, 2021 (lasts 4 days) Event by Danish Orchid Society / Dansk Orchide Klub Read More

V. falcata $25.00 listed by Kelly Smith Wilmington, USA Local Only
Do you have a plant for sale or trade which you cannot ship or do not want to bother shippping? No problem. Click here to make a local-only offer. It's a free service to our members.

Orchid Species: Vanda falcata

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Vanda falcata is an orchid species identified by (Thunb.) Beer in 1854.
Genus
Vanda (V.)
Grex
falcata
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Thunb.) Beer
Year
1854
ORIGIN: From Japan, Korea and the Ryukyu Islands.

DESCRIPTION: Cool to cold growing epiphyte, found in areas that have shady summers, and because of the deciduous trees that they grow on, almost full sun in the winter, with a short, monopodial, complanate stem enveloped basally by conduplicate leaf bases carrying coriaceous, distichous, fleshy, conduplicate, linear-falcate leaves that blooms on a racemose, axillary, to 2/3/4 [7 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence that appears in early summer through fall with nocturnal, fragrant flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/4 inch [3 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Aerides Aer thunbergii 1866 Miq.
Add+ Holcoglossum Holc falcatum 1972 (Thunb.) Garay & H.R.Sweet
Add+ Neofinetia Neof falcata (Amani Islands form)
Add+ Vanda V falcata f. Amani Island
Add+ Vanda V falcata f. Soubiryu
Add+ Neofinetia Neof falcata 1925 (Thunb.) Hu
Add+ Angraecopsis Ago falcata 1914 (Thunb.) Schltr.
Add+ Angraecum Angcm falcatum 1821 (Thunb.) Lindl.
Add+ Angorchis Angorchis falcata 1891 (Thunb.) Kuntze
Add+ Finetia Finetia falcata 1918 (Thunb.) Schltr.
Add+ Oeceoclades Oecl falcata 1833 (Thunb.) Lindl.
Add+ Orchis Orchis falcata 1784 Thunb. in J.A.Murray
Add+ Vanda V falcata h.v. Ryunotsume
Add+ Nipponorchis Nipponorchis falcata 1934 (Thunb.) Masam.
Add+ Oeceoclades Oecl lindleyi 1866 Regel
Add+ Vanda V pygmaea 1868 H.Laurentius
Most awarded/recent cultivars: V. falcata 'Carol Anne' (4 awards in 2017) Neof. falcata 'Robyn' (4 awards in 2002) V. falcata 'Paul Gripp' (2 awards in 2018) V. falcata h.v. Hisui 'Midori' (2 awards in 2017) V. falcata 'Fasangarten' (2 awards in 2017) V. falcata 'Strub' (2 awards in 2016) V. falcata 'Barbara' (2 awards in 2016) V. falcata 'Paphii' (2 awards in 2014) Neof. falcata 'Ti Jo' (2 awards in 2012) Neof. falcata h.v. Shutennou 'High Five' (2 awards in 2008) Neof. falcata 'Royale' (2 awards in 2006) Neof. falcata h.v. Shutenno 'New World' (2 awards in 2004) Neof. falcata h.v. Koukakuden 'Tom' (2 awards in 2003) Neof. falcata h.v. Shutenno 'Tom' (2 awards in 2003) Neof. falcata 'Ira's Electric Circus' (2 awards from 1997 to 2001) Neof. falcata 'Erika Helga' (2 awards from 1994 to 1996) Neof. falcata 'Malvern' (2 awards from 1972 to 1975) V. falcata 'DVDA' (2018) V. falcata 'Marion' (2018) Neof. falcata 'Masatoru Abe' (2018)
Log in to Add a Comment

Featured Site Articles

Read Latest Articles

Beginners Start Here

Author is Ken Slump, posted 2 months ago A 12-Step Plan for Becoming a Successful Orchid Grower IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE ORCHID hobby and perhaps feel you are not enjoying the success with your plants that you had hoped for, read throug... Read More

Flower Boosters

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 4 months ago Flower Boosters  Florida 2018 by Roy Tokunaga   Email:  [email protected]   Definition:  Anything that will empower my Orchid to spike more reliably with maximum flowers.   It can be cultu... Read More

Have Local Orchids to Sell or Trade?

Author is Sys Admin, posted 9 months ago Do you have divisions of plants you would like to sell or trade but do not have the resources to ship?  With the ORCHIDS.ORG "local pickup only" option, you can post plants for sale or trade but sp... Read More

Water: The Most Important Nutrient

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 9 months ago We take water for granted.  It falls out of the sky.  It flows from the faucet.  Oahu city water is considered good for growing Orchids.   We use it without thought or concern. If you study orch... Read More

New Topics

  1. John Small asked question Paper Wasp? in category General Discussion
  2. Sharie Heckaman started topic Photos of plants in category General Discussion
  3. Roberto Lizama started topic Orchid identification in category General Discussion
  4. Roberto Lizama asked question Help to idenficate this orchid in category General Discussion
  5. William Gorski asked question Dendrobium Identification in category General Discussion

New Comments

  1. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Phal. buyssoniana by Robert Oceans
  2. Mary Lane commented on member plant Fdk. After Dark 'SVO Black Pearl FCC/AOS; CCE/AOS' by William Gorski
  3. John Small commented on topic "Paper Wasp?" by John Small
  4. Lauren Hutchison commented on topic "Help to idenficate this orchid" by Roberto Lizama
  5. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Phal. Timothy Christopher by Vickie Seibert
  6. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Photos of plants " by Sharie Heckaman
  7. Carol Holdren commented on member plant C. Ronald Fonseca var. Compact 'SVO' by Vickie Seibert
  8. Roberto Lizama commented on member plant Ntl. bicolor by Roberto Lizama
  9. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Gra. stapeliiflora var. Waki by Melvin Waki
  10. Vickie Seibert commented on member plant Phal. Anna-Larati Soekardi 'Wilson' by Vickie Seibert
  11. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Rrm. Spunky by Melvin Waki
  12. Charles Vella commented on topic "Orchid list Cold/Warm" by Charles Vella
  13. Sandi Block-Brezner commented on topic "Brassocattleya hybrid?" by Sandi Block-Brezner
  14. Robert H. Findlay commented on topic "looking for info about an unregistered cattleya" by bob lewis
  15. james Hu commented on orchid Den. vannouhuysii
  16. Chase Hubbard commented on member plant Hknsa. Sogo Doll by Tom Kuligowski
  17. Colin Campbell commented on topic "Can anyone identify this orchid?" by Jan E Teitsworth
  18. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Lc. Memory of PienPien Wei by Robert Rand
  19. Robert Rand commented on member plant Bc. Yellow Bird by John Small
  20. Sharie Heckaman commented on member plant Btcm. Hwuluduen Chameleon by Diana Sammy