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Vanda Tan Hoon Siang

Family Name: Orchidaceae
Full Sun Moderate Water Ornamental Flowers Epiphyte


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Epiphyte
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form A monotypical orchid. It has a climbing growth form.  
Flowers The flowers have pink sepals and petals with ruffled edges and dark pink spots at the base of the dorsal sepal and petals. The lip is dark pink.  
Etymology A hybrid of Vanda Josephine Van Bero and Vanda Somsri Pink. It was named after Mr Tan Hoon Siang, the son of Tan Chay Yan and was registered in 2004. 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens, Small Gardens

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water
Propagation Method Seed, Stem Cutting

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower & Plant Sexuality 1 Bisexual Flowers
Flower Colour(s) Pink
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Flower Location Axillary
Inflorescence Type Raceme

Image Repository



Master ID 31474
Species ID 5871
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.