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Orchid plants including one of the plants that have many types. Each type of orchid plant has special features. In Indonesia, many also grow some species of this orchid plants. However, some of these orchid plant species have been very difficult once we meet.
Epiphytic plants have a special feature of having a hollow velocal layer. This velamen layer serves to simplify Orchids plants to absorb rain water that falls on the bark of trees or planting media. For the roots of flowering plants of aggrek also has a special feature, which has a chlorophyll content in it, more precisely found in the layer of velamen. With the presence of chlorophyll in the roots of this orchid plants, this plant allows to perform the function of photosynthesis as done by the leaves in general.
Tiger orchid that has a scientific name Grammatophillum Scriptum can be found in the areas of Papua, Makasar and East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). This tiger orchid plants have characteristics with a size that is not too large. The size of the flower only has a length of 3 cm only. While the color is pale greenish. For flower color almost everything is covered in brown. In tigrinium varieties, the flowers have large patches, dense, irregular and brown. Flower plant This tiger orchid has a long flower stalk size and many flower buds. These tiger orchids include short-pseudo-bulbous orchids. Tubers are not covered by leaves and some of the leaves grow on the top of the fake bulbs. This plant has a stature similar to cymbidium.
Tiger orchid is more in planting with crates and in hanging. However, it does not mean tiger orchids can not be attached to trees. This orchid can be attached to a tree branch. While the media used to plant orchid plants this tiger can use fern or wood charcoal as a medium of planting.
By knowing the types and characteristics of orchid flowers, it is much easier to distinguish between Orchid plants with other ornamental plants.