Flickingeria angustifolia (Blume) A.D.Hawkes 1965 SECTION Bilobulotae

Side View of Flowers Photos courtesy of © Jaap Vermeulen, Dr. E.F. de Vogel, and André Schuiteman and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Part shadeWarmSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Narrow Leafed Flickingeria - In China Xia Ye Jin Shi Hu

Flower Size .15" [9mm]

Found in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Java and Sumatra in forests on tree trunks at elevations around 800 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with branched, terete, erect stems carrying, at 1 to 3" [2.5 to 7.5 cm] intervals, yellowish, not flattened, elliptic, tapering towards the apex pseduobulbs carrying a single, apical, narrowly lanceolate, thick, apically bilobed, gradually narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a short, single flowered inflorescence arising abaxially from a depression in the apical portion of the pseudobulb close to he leaf base witch has a single bract

Synonyms Callista angustifolia (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium angustifolium (Blume) Lindl. 1830; Dendrobium ardenii Ridl. 1908; Dendrobium kelsallii Ridl. 1896; Desmotrichum annamense A.D.Hawkes 1957; *Desmotrichum angustifolium Blume 1825; Desmotrichum ardenii (Ridl.) Ridl. 1924; Desmotrichum forcipatum Gagnep. 1950; Desmotrichum poilanei Gagnep. 1931; Ephemerantha angustifolia (Blume) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Ephemerantha kelsallii (Ridl.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Ephemerantha poilanei (Gagnep.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Ephemerantha annamensis (A.D.Hawkes) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Flickingeria annamensis (A.D.Hawkes) A.D.Hawkes 1965; Flickingeria kelsallii (Ridl.) A.D.Hawkes 1965; Flickingeria poilanei (Gagnep.) A.D.Hawkes 1965

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Dendrobium angustifolium; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Dendrobium angustifolium drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1957 as Dendrobium kensallii drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Dendrobium kelsallii drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing/ photo hmm; ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo ok; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2002 photo?; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2006 photo not; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Atlas of Wild Orchids in Hainan Island, China Shenyan and Junmei 2010 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide

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