ORCHIDACEAE: Grammatophyllum speciosum Blume:

Grammatophyllum speciosum Blume, Bijdr.: 378 (1825).
Pattonia macrantha Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 5: t. 1750 (1851).
Grammatophyllum fastuosum Lindl., Paxton’s Fl. Gard. 2: 159 (1852).
Grammatophyllum macranthum (Wight) Rchb.f., Xenia Orchid. 2: 16 (1862).
Grammatophyllum giganteum Blume ex Rchb.f., Linnaea 41: 107 (1876).
Grammatophyllum pantherinum Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., n.s., 9: 788 (1878).
Grammatophyllum cominsii Rolfe, Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 5: 506 (1891).
Grammatophyllum sanderianum auct., Gard. Chron., III, 14: 15 (1893).
Grammatophyllum papuanum J.J.Sm., Bull. Dép. Agric. Indes Néerl. 45: 11 (1911).
Family: Orchidaceae
Distribution: Indo-China to Solomon Is.

Current pic taken at WOC, Singapore. Note: This is believed to be the largest Orchid in the world.

WIKI: The Giant Orchid, Grammatophyllum speciosum, also called TigerOrchid, Sugar Cane Orchid or Queen of the Orchids, is the world’slargest orchid. It is native to New Guinea, Indonesia, Malaysia andPhilippines, growing in crotches of large trees on exposed areas ofthe lowland tropical rainforest.


Bogor Botanical Gardens – Orchid: An epiphytic orchid. Location Bogor. ID is requested.

I have no idea about orchids of Indonesia but it is a Grammatophyllum species.
Please sand a clouseup photo of flower.

Looks like Grammatophyllum speciosum to me.



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