Beclardia grandiflora Bosser 1997

TYPE Drawing by Jean Bosser

Part shade Warm

Common Name The Large Flowered Beclardia

Flower Size

Found in eastern Madagascar in humid foress at elevations of 900 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with a thick, slightly flattened stem carrying to 10, loriform, conduplicate basally, flattened above, emarginate apically leaves that blooms on an axillary, peduncle provided with 2 short sheaths, to 16" [40 cm] long, 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Of Men and Orchids Jenny Part 1 2015 drawing fide; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 drawing/photo fide;