Flickingeria comata

Flickingeria comata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Flickingeria
Species: Flkga. comata
Binomial name
Flickingeria comata
(Blume) A.D. Hawkes 1961

Flickingeria comata is a species of genus Flickingeria


Plant blooms at any time of the year with several 3.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.and are attractive


Plant is found growing on a small trees in Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, Papua and New Guinea, Java, the Philippines, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Northeastern Australia, Taiwan, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Samoa, New Caledonia and Fiji at elevations of 0 to 850 meterse


Plant grows in warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter withold watering until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark. Plants can also be mounted.


Common Names:The Hairy Flickingeria


  1. Callista comata (Blume) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium amesianum Schltr. 1921
  3. Dendrobium comatum (Blume) Lindl. 1830
  4. Dendrobium criniferum Lindl. 1844
  5. Dendrobium fasciculatum F.M.Bailey 1905
  6. Dendrobium fimbriatolabellum Hayata 1914
  7. Dendrobium theionochilum Schltr. 1922
  8. Dendrobium thysanochilum Schltr. 1906
  9. Dendrobium zollingerianum Teijsm. & Binn. 1862
  10. *Desmotrichum comatum Blume 1825
  11. Desmotrichum criniferum [Lindl.] Kranzl. 1910
  12. Desmotrichum fimbriatolabellum (Hayata) Hayata 1914
  13. Desmotrichum thysanochilum (Schltr.) Carr 1934
  14. Ephemerantha amesiana (Schltr.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961
  15. Ephemerantha comata (Blume) P.F. Hunt & Summerh. 1961
  16. Ephemerantha crinifera [Lindl.] Hunt & Summerh. 1961
  17. Ephemerantha fimbriatolabella (Hayata) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961
  18. Ephemerantha thysanochila (Schltr.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961
  19. Flickingeria fimbriatolabellum (Hayata) A.D.Hawkes 1961

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