Grobya amherstiae plate
Grobya amherstiae plate from Collection slide of L. Fontani

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Cyrtopodiinae
Genus: Grobya
Lindl. 1835
Type Species
Grobya amherstiae

Grobya is a genus of 5 species of epiphytic orchids.


This genus is found from Ecuador to Brazil


Plants in this genus have a short branched rhizome and two hard pollinas.


Plant should be grown in well drain medium such as medium bark, tree fern or full sphagnum moss. Plants are usually grown mounted. Keep plant in cool to warm temperatures in moderate to bright light. Keep mix moist but not wet and reduce watering in the winter.


The genus is named after english orchid collector lord Grey of Groby

Species Edit

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