Flickingeria appendiculata (Blume) A.D.Hawkes 1965 SECTION Bilobulata

Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundaqtion at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Appendaged Flickingeria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra and Java as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an elongate rhizome giving rise to erect stems with the apical internode formed into an elliptic pseudobulb carrying a single, rather broad, leathery, oval to oblong, apically rounded and shortly bidentate leaves that blooms on an adaxial or abaxial, arising through the fascicles with a short single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Callista appendiculata (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium appendiculatum (Blume) Lindl. 1830; Dendrobium bifidum Ridl. 1899; Dendrobium cystopoides J.J.Sm. 1931; Dendrobium forcipatum J.J.Sm. 1920; *Desmotrichum appendiculatum Blume 1825; Ephemerantha appendiculata (Blume) P.F.Hunt & Summerh.1961; Ephemerantha bifida (Ridl.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Ephemerantha smithii P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Flickingeria bifida (Ridl.) A.D.Hawkes 1965

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960 as Dendrobium bifidum; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections as Ephemerantha bifidum drawing hmm; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001 as F aff appendiculata; Dendrobiums H P Wood 2006 photo ok