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Orchid Species: Grammatophyllum scriptum

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Grammatophyllum scriptum is an orchid species identified by (L.) Blume in 1849.
Genus
Grammatophyllum (Gram.)
Grex
scriptum
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(L.) Blume
Year
1849
ORIGIN: From Borneo, the Lesser Sunda Islands, the Moluccas, The Philippines, Sulawesi, the Solomon Islands, the Bismark Archipelago, Papua and New Guinea, Fiji and Santa Cruz Islands and is found at elevations of sea level to 100 meters always close to the coast, overhanging beaches, lagoons, and coconut plantations on tree trunks and branches and likes bright light.

DESCRIPTION: A large to giant sized, hot growing epiphyte with ovoid to ellipsoid, laterally compressed pseudobulbs carrying 5 to 8 broad, coriaceous, linear-ligulate, dull green, basally clasping leaves that blooms on a basal, 4' [120 cm] long, erect to arching, many, waxy flowered, racemose inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb that has imperfect flowers at the bottom few rows and many [100], waxy, color variable, heavy textured, campanulate flowers occurring in the late spring or summer. It can become a huge plant.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 3/4 inch [4.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Grammatophyllum Gram rumphianum 1869 Miq.
Add+ Grammatophyllum Gram fenzlianum 1862 Rchb.f.
Add+ Gabertia Gab scripta 1829 (L.) Gaudich.
Add+ Grammatophyllum Gram boweri 1883 F.Muell.
Add+ Grammatophyllum Gram celebicum 1913 Schltr.
Add+ Grammatophyllum Gram guilelmii 1894 Kraenzl.
Add+ Grammatophyllum Gram leopardinum 1888 Rchb.f.
Add+ Grammatophyllum Gram seegerianum 1896 Hook.f.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym scriptum 1800 (L.) Sw.
Add+ Grammatophyllum Gram guilelmi-II 1894 Kraenzl.
Add+ Vanda V scripta 1826 (L.) Spreng.
Articles Published in ORCHIDS.ORG Likes
GRAMMATOPHYLLUM SCRIPTUM: Secretes a Clear Sticky Substance Under the Leaves by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler). It may be bacterial in origin; best spray with Physan. A79-584 0
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