Scaphyglottis grandiflora Ames & C.Schweinf. 1931Photo by Mulder & Mulder-Roelfsema

Drawing Drawing by Foldats

Collection Sheet Isotype Collection Specimen by The Epidendra Website

Part shade WarmCool Fall EARLYSpring

Common Name The Large Flowered Scaphyglottis

Flower Size 3/4" [2.2 cm]

Found in Guyana, Venezuela and northern Brazil at elevations of 850 to 1800 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with terete pseudobulbs enveloped basally by imbricate, tubular sheaths and carrying 2 to 3, linear, acute basally clasping leaves that blooms fall through early spring on a terminal, short, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 4 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 3 Foldats 1970 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 3 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide;