Flickingeria agamensis (J.J.Sm.) J.B.Comber 2001 SECTION Plicatiles

Plant and Flowers Photos by Shiva Ramli and The Orchids of Sumatra Blogspot Website

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Common Name The Agam Flickingeria [An area of western Sumatra]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in western Sumatra at elevations around 700 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte with ascending, rarely branching, club-shaped, 3 noded, lower part elliptic in cross-section, apical node larger, oblong-elliptic in cross-section, flattened stems that carry oblong-lanceolate, narrowing abruptly at the base leaves that blooms in the summer on 1 to 2, from fascicles in front of and behind the leaf, successively single, several flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms *Dendrobium agamense J.J.Sm. 1926; Ephemerantha agamensis (J.J.Sm.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra JB Comber 2001;