Definition of Genus 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.

Exact synonyms: Grammatophyllum
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Grammatophyllum

genus Glycyrrhiza
genus Gnaphalium
genus Gnetum
genus Gobiesox
genus Gobio
genus Gomphotherium
genus Gomphrena
genus Goniopteris
genus Gonorhynchus
genus Goodyera
genus Gopherus
genus Gorgonocephalus
genus Gorilla
genus Gossypium
genus Gracula
genus Grammatophyllum
genus Grampus
genus Graptophyllum
genus Grevillea
genus Grewia
genus Grias
genus Grindelia
genus Griselinia
genus Grison
genus Groenlandia
genus Grus
genus Guaiacum
genus Guevina
genus Gulo
genus Gutierrezia

Literary usage of Genus grammatophyllum

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1. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1844)
"... specimens of it in Dr. Wallich's herbarium, almost destroyed by insects, it was referred by Dr. Lindley, with great doubt, to the genus Grammatophyllum, ..."

2. Paxton's Flower Garden by John Lindley, Joseph Paxton, Thomas Baines (1884)
"The genus Grammatophyllum was originally proposed by Dr. Blume, and was adopted in the Genera and Species of Orchidaceous plants by one of us, ..."

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