Flickingeria ardenii [Ridl] Agustin & Ariyanto 2011 SECTION Bilobulotae

Plant and Flower

Photo by Leicneagra and The Orchids of Malaysia Website

Common Name Arden's Flickingeria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Sumatra and Malaysia with slender, branched stems and cylindric, slightly flattened, olive green pseudobulbs carrying a single, lanceolate-linear, coriaceous, dark green, subobtuse, narrowing towards the base leaf that blooms in the winter and spring arising from tufts at the leaf axils singly or in pairs.

Often cited as a synonym of F angustifolia but differs in the central calli of the lip as well as differences in the sepals and petals. Also similar to D kelsallii which is also cited as a synonym of F angustifolia

Synonyms *Dendrobium ardenii Ridl. 1908; Desmotrichum ardenii (Ridl.) Ridl. 1924

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

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