Flickingeria schistoglossa (Schltr.) A.D.Hawkes 1965 SECTION Plicatiles Photo by Shiva Ramli and The Wild Orchids of Sumatra website

Common Name The Split Lip Flickingeria

Flower Size .62" [1.6 cm]

Found in western Sumatra at elevations around 800 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with a long creeping, many branching rhizome giving rise to elongate, slender stems with the apical node becoming the oval, flattened pseudobulb carrying lanceolate, obtuse, shortly bilobed, tough leaf that blooms on a fascile arising on the front of the leaf, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Dendrobium schistoglossum Schltr. 1911; Ephemerantha schistoglossa (Schltr.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001

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