Flickingeria bicolor Z.H.Tsi & S.C.Chen 1995

Photo by Jin Xiaohua


Drawing by Lin Tsan-Piao and Kuo Huang Ling-Lung and Flora Of China Website

Partial Shade Warm LATESpring EARLY Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Two Colored Flickingeria - In China Hong Er Se Jin Shi Hu

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in south Yunnan province of China in open forests on tree trunks at elevations around 900 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with pendulous to ascending, golden yellow, often branching stems with golden yellow, fusiform, slightly compressed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptic-lanceolate, leathery, subacute and slightly bilobed apically leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, very short, successively single, 1 to 5 flowered inflorescence carrying a short lived flower

Synonyms Dendrobium tsii Schuit. & Peter B.Adams 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 as Dendrobium tsii photo fide;