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Arundina graminifolia Common name: Bamboo orchid .


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Bamboo orchid family portrait.


¡ Feliz jueves con flores !


Family: Orchidaceae (native to Asia)

Arundina graminifolia


Son 2 - 2 1/2 metros de altura con flores al final del tallo. Utilicé una escalera para esta foto.

They are 2 - 2 1/2 meters tall with flowers at end of the stalk. I used a ladder for this picture.

Eles são 2 - 2 1/2 metros de altura com flores no final do talo. Usei uma escada para esta foto.

Ils sont 2 - 2 1/2 mètres de haut avec des fleurs à la fin de la tige. J'ai utilisé une échelle pour cette photo.


Gracias por pasar con su flor. Sus comentarios y favoritos son apreciados!


Thanks for stopping by with your flower. Your comments and faves are appreciated!


Agradecimentos para parar perto com sua flor. Os seus comentários e favoritos são apreciados!


Merci pour votre visite avec votre fleur. Vos commentaires et vos faves sont appréciés!


===== Feliz quinta flower! ==== Happy Thursday flower! =====


Bamboo orchid / Schilf- oder Bambusorchidee (Arundina graminifolia) - Large On Black

Selvatura Butterfly House, Monteverde, Costa Rica


Thanks to my dear flickr friend White Red Flower for identification.

Subfamily: Epidendroideae Tribe: Arethuseae Subtribe: Bletiinae

Genus: Arundina Species: A. graminifolia Common name: Bamboo orchid.


Photographed at Kipandi Butterfly Park, 36 km from Kota Kinabalu. They line the surrounds of the parking area there, and along the walkways and hedges in the park.


{Some information is available on Wikipedia}

The bamboo orchid is a species of orchid and the sole of the genus Arundina. This tropical Asiatic genus extends from India, Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South China to Indonesia and across the Pacific Islands. It has been introduced in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and Panama.


This is a terrestrial multi perennial orchid with reedy stems, forming into large clumps growing to a height between 70 cm and 2 m. The flowers are 5 to 8 cm, lilac / white with a purple lip. They bloom in summer and autumn. They are almost extinct in Singapore, but in Borneo, they grow abundantly in the rainforest.



Volcanoes National Park, The Big Island, Hawaii

The flower is no longer a mystery Thanks to Judy and Alfred


It’s a pretty flower but sadly I do not know its name though it might be a form of Orchid. I found it in a swampy area near the Kinabatangan River in Sabah Borneo. I would love it in my garden but it would not survive a Yorkshire winter.



Arundina graminifolia

Arundina graminifolia - Bamboo Orchid


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Photographed at the Manila Seedling Bank, Quezon City, Philippines.

Meu jardim jà está tomando forma e cores :) amooo


Arundina Graminifolia


from my garden / do meu jardim


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Location: Chemerong Waterfall,Hulu Terengganu.


Info: The bamboo orchid (Arundina graminifolia; syn. Arundina bambusifolia Lindl., Arundina speciosa Blume, Bletia graminifolia D.Don) is a species of orchid and the sole of the genus Arundina. This tropical Asiatic genus extends from India, Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South China to Indonesia and across the Pacific Islands. It has been introduced in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and Panama.


This orchid blooms in summer and autumn, showing rather open clusters of showy terminal flowers, ten at the most. They bloom in succession on the terminal racemes, which are 7 to 16 cm long. These flowers, 5 – 8 cm in diameter, are a rosy lilac and white disk with a purple lip. The bracts are wide triangular and surround the main stalk of the flower cluster. The occasional fertilized seed pods contain minute powdery seeds, and small plants often develop near the cane ends after flowering, and likely aid in propagation if allowed to reach the soil.


With only 200 of the plant to be recorded growing naturally in Singapore, the species is close to extinction there, largely caused by the destruction of its natural habitat, namely the rainforests and mangrove forests. The remaining plants, commonly called Tapah weeds, can be found in the secondary forests or at the forest fringes. It is however very common in road cuts and other disturbed areas in full sun in Sarawak, East Malaysia, where it often is the most common flowering plant to be seen along the roadsides. -


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Chemerong Waterfall, a highest waterfall in terengganu. Located 100 km away from Kuala Terengganu, a thunders magnificently down a 305 m slope which offer yet untouched and diverse riches of nature and wildlife. Take a plunge and enjoy the tranquility of this green wilderness with lush green unspoiled pools.


With all the basic amenities at its base, the jungle trekking to the uphill offers an adventure not to be forgotten. In the beginning it is cemented and will take about one hour to reach the top of the waterfall. This full day excursion requires some level of fitness, comfortable loose clothing and good walking shoes are recommended. Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit! We also suggest that you take along a spare set of clothes to change into at the end of the walk. -

Bamboo Orchid (Arundina graminifolia)

SRİ LANKA: Singharaja Milli Parkı; 20.01.2016

Fotoğraf, doğal ortamında 6-7 m mesafeden 600 mm objektif ile elde çekilmiştir.

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Side view of the Arundina graminifolia (bamboo orchid) at Kipandi Butterfly Park.


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Arundina graminifolia

Bamboo Orchid, Arundina graminifolia

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