Flickingeria fimbriata (Blume) A.D. Hawkes 1961 SECTION Plicatiles Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

Flower and PseudobulbPhoto courtesy of Patricia Harding

Plant in situ in Thailand Photos by Ekkehard Schwadtke and Lanta Orchid Nursery and Orchid Garden Khaolak Website

Fragrance Part SunHotCoolSpringSummerFall

Common Name The Fringed Flickingeria - in Thailand Kut hin - In China Liu Su Jin Shi Hu

Flower Size 1 to 2" [2.5 cm to 5 cm]

Found in the Chinese Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, Penninsular Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, Lesser Sunda Islands and the Philippines on open rocks and bluffs along streams and rivers in lowland evergreen and in medium elevation semi-deciduous forests at elevations of 200 to 1300 meters as a large sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a long, stout, branching rhizome with compressed, freely branching stems giving rise to yellow, compressed pseudobulbs carrying oblong-elliptic, acute leaves that blooms in the spring, summer and fall on a single flowered inflorescence with sweetly scented, short-lived flowers.

Synonyms Callista binnendykii (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Callista flabella [Rchb.f]Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium binnendijkii Rchb.f. 1865; Dendrobium fimbriatum [Bl.] Lindl. 1830; Dendrobium flabellum Rchb.f 1857; Dendrobium insulare Steudel 1840; Dendrobium mentosum Schltr. 1911; Desmotrichum binnendijkii (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. 1910; *Desmotrichum fimbriatum Blume 1825; Ephemerantha fimbriata (Blume) P.F. Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Flickingeria binnendijkii (Rchb.f.) A.D.Hawkes 1965;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857 as D flabellum; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1862 as Dendrobium binnendijkii Drawing fide; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1862 as Dendrobium flabellum fide; Icones Plantarum Vol 21 Hooker 1890 as Dendrobium kunstleri drawing fide; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995 as D macraei; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Dendrobium flabellum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Dendrobium flabellum drawing fide; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Dendrobium macraei; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Dendrobium macraei drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as Dendrobium plicatyle The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Dendrobium fimbriatum drawing, photo fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as D plicatile drawing good; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 drawing ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 47 No 7 1978 as Dendrobium fimbriatum; AOS Bulletin Vol 47 No 7 1978 as Dendrobium plicatile; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing/photo fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 No 3 1985; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo ok; The Orchids of Pennisular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing fide/photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Lindleyana Vol 15 No 4 2000; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 42/3 2001 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Orchid Flora of Kamrup District Assam Iswar Chandra Barua 2001 as F macraei; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo ok; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002 as F binnendijkii; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 pgoto good; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2006 photo good; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 as Dendrobium plicatile; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; 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 plant only; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide

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