Flickingeria xantholeuca (Rchb.f.) A.D.Hawkes 1965

SECTION Bilobulata Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt.

Part shade Hot Warm Spring

Common Name The Yellow and White Flickingeria

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Thailand, Malaysia, Java, Kalimantan and Sabah Borneo as well as Sumatra in riverine forests at elevations of sealevel to 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, many branched stems giving rise to gradually lengthening, ribbed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, acuminate, acute, leaf that blooms in the spring on a short, abaxial, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Callista lonchophylla (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891; Callista xantholeuca (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium lonchophyllum Hook.f. 1890; Dendrobium pallidiflorum Ridl. 1896; *Dendrobium xantholeucum Rchb.f. 1865; Dendrobium xantholeucum var. obtusilobum J.J.Sm. 1920; Desmotrichum lonchophyllum (Hook.f.) Kraenzl. 1910; Desmotrichum pallidiflorum (Ridl.) Kraenzl. 1910; Desmotrichum xantholeucum (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. 1910; Ephemerantha lonchophylla (Hook.f.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Ephemerantha xantholeuca (Rchb.f.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Flickingeria lonchophylla (Hook.f.) A.D.Hawkes 1965

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1862 as Dendrobium xantholeuca drawing; Icones Plantarum Vol 21 Hooker 1890 as Dendrobium lonchophyllum drawing fide; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Dendrobium xantholeucum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Dendrobium xantholeucum drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Holttum 1957 as Dendrobium xantholeucum drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Dendrobium lonchophyllumThe Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Dendrobium xantholuecum; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Dendrobium lonchophyllum; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing/photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Flickingeria lonchophylla photo plant only; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing/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; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; 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 photo fide; The Dendrobium H Wood 2006 photo good; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2006 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo ok; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroidee Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 as Dendrobium xantholeucum photo ok;

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