Trudelia griffithii is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Garay in 1986. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Vanda griffithii.
ORIGIN: Found in the eastern Himalayas and Bhutan on rocks under bushes at elevations of 1500 to 1800 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, cool growing lithophyte with an erect, monopodial stem enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying weakly curved, oblong, unequally tri-lobed leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, glabrous, [4 to 5 cm] long, laxly 4 flowered inflorescence with ovate to triangular, truncate to obtuse floral bracts and carrying faintly scented flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.6 to 0.8 inches [1.5 to 2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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