Holcoglossum flavescens

Holcoglossum flavescens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Holcoglossum
Species: Hlcgl. flavescens
Binomial name
Holcoglossum flavescens
(Schltr.) Z.H. Tsi 1982

Holcoglossum flavescens is an species in the genus Holcoglossum.


Plant blooms in the winter with 2.5 cm


Plants is found growing in the forest of Yunnan China at elevations of 1200 to 2000 meters


Plants are best grown mounted or in baskets and usually require full sunlight with cool to intermediate temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants) and sphagnum moss. Plants also do well mounted on a stick with sphagnum moss.


Common Names: The Yellowish Holcoglossum


  1. *Aerides flavescens Schltr. 1924
  2. Papilionanthe flavescens (Schltr.) Garay 1974
  3. Saccolabium yunpeense (Schltr.) T. Tang & F.T. Wang 1951

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