Holc. flavescens 'Alfons' photo by D.O.G. (Germany O.S.)

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Orchid Species: Holcoglossum flavescens

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Holcoglossum flavescens is an orchid species identified by (Schltr.) Z.H.Tsi in 1982.
Genus
Holcoglossum (Holc.)
Grex
flavescens
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Schltr.) Z.H.Tsi
Year
1982
ORIGIN: Endemic to China in Yunnan Province on tree trunks in broad-leafed, evergreen forests as a terete leafed, monopodial, miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte at elevations of 1200 to 2000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Endemic to China in Yunnan Province on tree trunks in broad-leafed, evergreen forests as a terete leafed, monopodial, miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte at elevations of 1200 to 2000 meters with a short stem carrying several short leaves that blooms on a short, axillary, several congested flowered inflorescence occurring in the winter and early spring.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Saccolabium Slm yunpeense 1951 Tang & F.T.Wang
Add+ Aerides Aer flavescens 1924 Schltr.
Add+ Papilionanthe Ple flavescens 1974 (Schltr.) Garay
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