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Orchid Species: Grandiphyllum divaricatum

Grandiphyllum divaricatum is an orchid species identified by This is a natural hybrid in 2006.
Genus
Grandiphyllum (Gdp.)
Grex
divaricatum
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
This is a natural hybrid
Year
2006
ORIGIN: Found in Brazil on the moist slopes of the coastal mountains near the crests at elevations of 1500 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, cold to cool growing epiphyte with suborbicular, strongly compressed, yellow green, discoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, narrowly oblong to oblong-elliptic, coriaceous, suberect, obtuse leaf that blooms in the fall on a paniculate, 4' to 6'8 [120 to 200 cm] long, dull purple inflorescence with 6 to 15 branches, each branch 3 to 10 flowering and having narrowly ovate, very acute floral bracts and carrying scented or not flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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