Grammatophyllum multiflorum Lindl. 1838

An Alba Variety

Photos by Jim Cootes, courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Full Sun HotLATESpring Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Multiflowered Grammatophyllum

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found only in the Philippines at elevations up to 300 meters as a large sized, hot growing epiphyte with 6" [15 cm] long, pseudobulbs carrying 4, oblanceolate, acute, smooth, rather thick leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on basal, arching to 5' [1.5 m] long, many [100] flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Grammatophyllum multiflorum f. citrinum (Valmayor & D.Tiu) D.Tiu 2009; Grammatophyllum scriptum f. citrinum Valmayor & D.Tiu 1983; Pinalia profusa (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1862; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 2 Ames 1908; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Australian Orchid Review Vol 66 No 6 2001 photo; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Australian Orchid Review Vol 72 No 2 2007 photo; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 as G scriptum photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #5 2017 drawing fide;