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x Aranda Bangkok Gold

Family Name: Orchidaceae
Full Sun: 6-8h Semi-Shade Moderate Water Ornamental Flowers Epiphyte


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Epiphyte

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form An epiphyte, it has an erect and monopodial growth form. 
Flowers Large, star-shaped flowers are composed of bright yellow tepals (6 cm tall, 5.5 cm wide). The blooms darken as they mature. The inflorescence (up to 0.6 m tall) is composed of 10-15 flowers arranged in a raceme (stalked flowers arranged along 1 main axis).
Etymology Hybrid orchid formed by crossing Arachnis hookerana with Ascocenda Madame Kenny.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens, Container Planting
Thematic Landscaping Golden Garden

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun, Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower & Plant Sexuality 1 Bisexual Flowers
Flower Colour(s) Yellow / Golden
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Flower Location Axillary
Flower Symmetry Bilateral
Inflorescence Type Raceme

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Master ID 30979
Species ID 5366
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Species record last updated on: 16 June 2021.