Flickingeria puncticulosa (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Wood 1986 SECTION Plicates

Photo by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Fragrance Full Shade Warm Spring

Common Name The Spotted Flickingeria

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Java at elevations of 600 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with many branched stems placed about 3.2" [8 cm] apart flattened pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, lanceolate leaf that blooms in the spring on a short, single flowered inflorescence carrying a fragrant flower.

Synonyms *Dendrobium puncticulosum J.J.Sm. 1921; Ephemerantha puncticulosa (J.J.Sm.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1966

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980; Kew Bulletin Vol 41 #4:811 Notes on Asiatic and New Guinea Orchidaceae J J Wood 1986; Orchids of Java J B Combwer 1990 photo fide;