Grobya galeata Lindl. 1840


Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage


Photo by David Jubineau and His Bulbophyllum Pages Copyright

Part shade LATERWinter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Helmut-Shaped Grobya

Flower Size 3/4" [1.8 cm]

Found in Brazil as a small to medium sized epiphyte with round-ovoid pseudobulbs carrying narrowly linear leaves that blooms in the later winter through spring on a to 8" [20 cm] long, densely several flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 drawing not = G fascifera?; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 25 1520 - 1584 Brieger 1991 photo good; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 8 2008 photo fide; The Organ Mountain Range, Its History and its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehawer 2008 drawing/photo fide;