Definition of Grammatophyllum
1. Noun. Small genus of large epiphytic or terrestrial orchids of southeastern Asia to Polynesia; the giants of the Orchidaceae having long narrow leaves and drooping flower clusters often 6 feet long.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grammatophyllum
Literary usage of Grammatophyllum
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1. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1920)
"grammatophyllum SI. Although two species of this genus were previously found in Borneo, none was reported from Mount Kinabalu. ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"From grammatophyllum (which 8ee) ... from both of which grammatophyllum differs In having the pollen masses each borne upon an appendage of the stalk, ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"From grammatophyllum (which see), ... from both of which grammatophyllum differs in having the pollen masses each borne upon an appendage of the stalk, ..."