image
Conservation

Compilation of herbal plants (description, geographical distribution, taxonomy, line drawings), biodiversity and herbarium.

Read More
image
Research & Publication

Description of herbal and T&CM research, searchable publication and process from medicinal plant discovery to clinical trial in producing a high-quality registered herbal drug.

Read More
 
Traditional & Complementary Medicine (T&CM)

 

Definition and description of therapies, policy, training and education, research in the practise of (T&CM) and integrated medicine system.           

Read More

 

News Update

Announcement & Advertisement

Forthcoming Events

3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine

From Mon, 24. February 2020 Until Tue, 25. February 2020

21st Interntaional Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutics & Novel Drug Delivery Systems

From Wed, 11. March 2020 Until Thu, 12. March 2020

6th Annual Congress on Clinical & Hospital Pharmacy

From Mon, 23. March 2020 Until Tue, 24. March 2020

2nd International Conference on Bio-Pharmaceuticals

From Wed, 25. March 2020 Until Thu, 26. March 2020

Grammatophyllum speciosum Blume

Grammatophyllum speciosum Blume

Family

Orchidaceae

Synonyms

None

Vernacular Names

Malaysia Bunga bidadari, ekur gajah (Peninsular).
English Tiger orchid
Indonesia Anggrek tebu (Java).
Thailand Waan phetchahueng (Central), ueang phraao (Northern), waan nguu lueam (Peninsular).
Vietnam Thanh tuy[eef]n.

Geographical Distributions

Its distribution is throughout Burma (Myanmar), Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Bangka, Java, Borneo and the Philippines.

Description

This is a very large herb that reaches up to 7 m tall, without pseudobulbs but with thick, many-leaved, erect-drooping and ascending stems.

Leaves are linear, 50-100 cm x 3 cm.

The many-flowered Inflorescence is erecto-patent to drooping, up to 3 m long including the short peduncle. The flowers are 10-12 cm in diametre. The tepals are pale yellowish-green with reddish-brown blotches while lip is reddish-brown streaked.

Ecology / Cultivation

G. speciosum is an epiphyte on trees in open forest or on isolated trees, up to 550 m altitude.

Line Drawing / Photograph

BOT00117

References

  1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia No.12(3): Medicinal and poisonous plants 3.

Explore Further

Consumer Data

Consumer data including medicinal herbs, dietary supplement monographs, health condition monographs and interactions and depletions.                                    

Read More
Professional Data

Professional data organized into medicinal herbs, dietary supplement monographs, health condition monographs, T&CM herbs, formulas, health conditions, interactions and depletions.

Read More
International Data

We offer International linkages to provide extensive content pertaining to many facets of T&CM as well as Integrated Medicine. Please register for access.    

Read More