Flickingeria grandiflora (Blume) A.D.Hawkes 1965 SECTION Bilobulatae

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Common Name or Meaning The Large Flowered Flickingeria

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in China, Vietnam, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands and Sumatra at elevations of 1000 to 2100 meters in primary montane forests as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a free branching stem carrying sessile, not flattened, yellowish to reddish green pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, acute leaf that blooms in the spring on a very short, single flowered inflorescence carrying very short-lived flowers.

Synonyms Callista grandiflora (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium conspicuum Bakh.f. 1963; Dendrobium grandiflorum (Blume) Lindl. 1830; *Desmotrichum grandiflorum Blume 1825; Ephemerantha grandiflora (Blume) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1862 as Dendrobium grandiflorum drawing fide; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Dendrobium grandiflorum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Dendrobium grandiflorum drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2006 photo fide;