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Vanda, strap leafed, any ideas on ID?

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    Default Vanda, strap leafed, any ideas on ID?

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    I believe this is a strap-leaf Vanda. Profuse flowering, 3 flower stalks at once. Could anyone help with an idea on an ID?

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    Very healthy vanda. V suavis ?

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    Beautiful bloom. Love the color and spotting.

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    I was going to guess suavis, I have a tricolor that will hopefully look similar someday...when it blooms. It's gorgeous!

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    Exceptional Tricolor. This is how they are meant to be grown. I noticed the punk (Melaleuca) tree is was attached to. Everyone in Florida had them until it invaded EVERYWHERE.
    Melaleuca | Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

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    Correct, it is a Melaleuca. Quite common here. But very productive for the honey manufactured from bees who love the flowers, I was very interested in reading (website) the battle you have in Florida, especially, the invasion of the waterways.

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    Could this be a Vanda Tricolour 'Dr. Thomas'? looks very similar.

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    my first thought was tricolor,thats my 2 cents, its nice and a very happy looking plant. Had 2 Melaleuca trees in my front yard when I bought my house, first thing to go, they are kinda pretty with the peeling bark, I think they made a law against planting them in Florida

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    I think it would be a tricolor. Beautiful anyways!

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