Grammangis spectabilis Bosser & Morat 1969

Inflorescence Photos by Morat and Mobot Madagascar Photo List

Full shade Hot Warm LATER Spring

Common Name The Spectacular Grammangis

Flower Size 2.2" [5.5 cm]

Found in south western Madagascar in seasonally dry, deciduous forest or woodland at elevations of 300 to 800 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte on large trees with clustered, conical pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 5, loriform, plicate leaves that blooms in the later spring on a spreading, to 20" [50 cm] long, 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 24 1457 - 1520 Brieger 1991; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide