Bromheadia grandiflora Kruiz. & de Vogel 1997 SECTION Aporodes

Photo by Art Vogel

Part shadeWarm Cool Spring Summer Fall

Common Name The Large Flowered Bromheadia

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Malaysia and Borneo in hill to lower montane forests at elevations of 800 to 1100 meters as a medium to large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a laterally compressed stem not entirely enveloped by leaf sheaths and carrying several, rather flexible, plicate, hard-coriaceous, linear, laterally flattened, curved leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on an unbranched to 5 branched, to .6" [1.5 cm] long, successively few, to 25 flowered inflorescence arising from the sterile bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Monographs Vol 8 Kruiz. & de Vogel 1997 drawing fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood Beaman etal 2001; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 8 2011; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide