Flickingeria laciniosa (Ridl.) A.D.Hawkes 1965 SECTION Plicates Photo by Segerback


Drawing by Seidenfaden

Collection sheet

Specimen by Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium

Part ShadeHot" Warm

Common Name or Meaning The Flexible Dendrobium

Flower Size .5 to .6" [1.2 to 1.5 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia and Singapore as well as Sabah Borneo in hill forests as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with elliptic pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly elliptic, minutely retuse apically leaf that blooms on a terminal, single flowered inflorescence arising at the leaf axil

Synonyms *Dendrobium laciniosum Ridl. 1896; Desmotrichum laciniosum (Ridl.) Kraenzl. 1910; Ephemerantha laciniosa (Ridl.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 39 #8 1970 as Dendrobium lacinosum photo fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing ok; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing ok; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 as Dendrbium laciniosum photos fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011