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Grammangis ellisii x Grammatophyllum scriptum

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    Default Grammangis ellisii x Grammatophyllum scriptum

    I bought this plant for novelty sake but flowering it on a 2 bulb plant with a spike 300mm long and 5 flowers I've very happy with it. The largest bulb is pingpong ball size.
    Flower size is 50mm approx'.


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    Beautiful colors and markings. I consider this to still be a good size flower and I like the idea of the longish spike. AL

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    I wonder where the Grammangis ellisii is in that hybrid. There does not appear to be any influence over the Grammatophyllum whatsoever.

    When I see a hybrid like that I wonder why people bother to hybridise at all.

    Jim Cootes

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    It is a gorgeous bloom, Roy.

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimec View Post
    I wonder where the Grammangis ellisii is in that hybrid. There does not appear to be any influence over the Grammatophyllum whatsoever.

    When I see a hybrid like that I wonder why people bother to hybridise at all.

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    Jim, I can't see any ellisii either. The plant bulbs are nothing like the supposed parents either. I bought because it was something different. Regardless of the parentage, I like the flower & spike. It will be interesting to see what size it grows into with time. I'm wondering if its a form of Grammatophyllum hybrid ie without anything else ?

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    Love those markings...

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    Lovely markings on this one !

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    Pics of the plant for those interested.



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