Graphorkis medemiae (Schltr.) Summerh. 1953 Drawing by Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Winter

Common Name The Medemia Graphorkis [Medemia nobilis is a tree that often carries this orchid]

Flower Size

Found in northwestern Madagascar at elevations up to 200 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with ovoid-oblon pseudobulbs carrying after the flowers, grass like leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, to 10" [25 cm] long, slender, paniculate, 3 branched, many flowered inflorescnece.

Synonyms *Eulophia medemiae Schltr. 1913; Eulophiopsis medemiae (Schltr.) Schltr. 1915; Lissochilus medemiae (Schltr.) H.Perrier 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1941 as Lissochilus medemiae; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 24 1457 - 1520 Brieger 1991; Orchids of Madagascar Du Puy, Cribb, Hermans and Bosser 2007; A fieldf Guide tothe Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009