Flickingeria dura (J.J.Sm.) A.D.Hawkes 1965 SECTION Parietaeforme

Photo by of © André Schuiteman and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium Website

Plant and Flower

Photo by of © Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium Website

Part sun Warm Cool LATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name or Meaning The Hard Flickingeria [refers to the leaves]

Flower Size .6" [1.4 cm]

Found in Java and Sabah Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations around 750 to 1600 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool, pendulous growing epiphyte with pendulous, thickened into a pseudobulb stems carrying ovate, stiff, brittle leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a short successively flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Dendrobium durum J.J.Sm. 1905; Desmotrichum durum (J.J.Sm.) Kraenzl. 1910; Ephemerantha dura (J.J.Sm.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J. Sm. 1905 as Dendrobium durum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren J.J.Sm. 1908 as Dendrobium durum drawing ok; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980; Orchids of Java J.B. Comber 1990; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide