Genus Grammatophyllum Section Gabertia
Grammatophyllum section Gabertia Gaudich. in Freyc., Voy. Uranie (1829) 425. Type: Gaudichaud s.n. (P)
- Genus Gabertia Gaudich. in Freyc., Voy. Uranie (1829) 421
Large sympodial epiphytes with very short rhizomes. Pseudobulbs large, not elongated, ovoid-ellipsoid. consisting of several internodes, rather few- leaved. Leaves sheathing, glabrous, deciduous, duplicate, leathery. Inflorescence arising from the base of the stem, an erect or curved, many-flowered raceme. Flowers large, resupinate, usually greenish or yellowish with brown to purple spots; the basal flowers not different from the others. Sepals free. Petals similar to or fairly different from the sepals. Lip without spur, not mobile. Column-foot absent. Pollinia 2, solid; cleft, caudicles absent; stipe present, U-shaped; viscidium present.
Genus Grammatophyllum Section Gabertia contains XX species, in New Guinea contains 1 species with 2 varieties:
Grammatophyllum scriptum var. boweri
Grammatophyllum scriptum var. scriptum