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Vanda TMA Red

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    Default Vanda TMA Red

    I'm not 100% sure about the name but it's one of the closest I could find. Has been with me for years now.
    This is more of a terete than a strap vanda, just like the leaves of a V. JVB. So, how would one describe it, terete or semi-terete?

    Anyway, this deep pink vanda loves the heat. It is quite prolific as vandas go.
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    Oh, it really is a lovely vanda!

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    That is a very pretty pink!

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    That is a good V TMA - the only thing lacking to make it an excellent variety is the number of blooms.

    In Malaysia we 'classify' a semi-terete as a first generation cross between a terete (eg. hookeriana , teres) and strap-leaf ( sanderiana , Rothchildiana) with very compressed leaves laterally like V Josephine van Brero, V Velthuis ; quarter-terete as crosses between semi-terete and strap-leaf types like V TMA, V Nellie Morley with more open leaves that have a very visible and pronounced 'V". I hope that helps.

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    Thanks so much Yew Sung. Indeed it has made things much clearer.

    This is a relatively young plant and it is only its first bloom with me. It had only four flowers. Plus the El Nino! Doesn't help at all. I had the same variety years ago but, just like my other orchids, it was stolen.
    I hope to have more flowers next time around.

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    Bruce and Connie, as always, thank you for the appreciation. ;-)

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