Grosourdya bigibba (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

Plant Drawings by J J Smith and The Malesian Orchid Website

Part shade Warm

Common Name The Two Humped Grosourdya

Flower Size

Found in western and central Sumatra at elevations around 600 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying many, narrowly lanceolate, very unequal and more or less bilobed apically, fleshy, broad in the middle leaves that blooms on a slender, densely short bristled, to 4" [to 10 cm] long, successively few, densely many flowered inflorescence that is as long as or shorter than the leaves with minute, obtuse, bristly floral bracts.

Synonyms Biermannia bigibba (Schltr.) Garay 1972; Sarcochilus bigibbus (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1926; *Thrixspermum bigibbum Schltr. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 as Biermannia bigibba; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 as Biermannia bigibba drawing fide;