Flickingeria chrysographata [Ames] A D Hawkes 1961 SECTION Bilobulotae

Photo by Jim Cootes and his The Phyto Images Website

Part sunWarm cool Summer

Common Name The Golden Marked Flickingeria [may refer to the markings on the pseudobulbs]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 500 to 2000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with upright to semi-pendulous, branching stems giving rise to rugose, puffed shiny, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, leathery, lanceolate, obtuse to subacute leaf that blooms in the summer on several from the same node, short, successively single flowered inflorescence.

Similar to F angustifolium but differs in the lobe of the lip and in the crest at the base of the middle lobe." Ames 1915

Synonyms *Dendrobium chrysographatum Ames 1915; Ephemerantha chrysographata (Ames) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae 5: 119 Ames 1915 as Dendrobium chrysographatum; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes and Tiong 2015 photo fide;

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