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

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

Partial Shade Cool LATESpring

Common Name or Meaning The Three Keeled Flickingeria - In China San Ji Jin Shi Hu

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in south Yunnan province of China in montane forests on tree trunks at elevations around 1600 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with pendulous to nearly ascending, golden yellow, often branching stems with golden yellow, fusiform, slightly compressed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, narrowly ovate-lanceolate, leathery, acuminate to slightly emarginate leaf that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, very short, single flowered inflorescence carrying a short lived flower

Synonyms Dendrobium tricristatum Schuit. & Peter B.Adams 2011; Flickingeria tricarinata var. viridilamella Z.H.Tsi & S.C.Chen 1995

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