Flickingeria interjecta (Ames) A.D.Hawkes 1965 SECTION Bilobulatae

Side View of Flower Photos by Ronnie Boos and The RV Orchid Talk Website

Part SunWarm

Common Name or Meaning The Spaced Out Flickingeria

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 750 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with upright stems carrying a single apical, leathery, terminal, elliptic to obtuse leaf that blooms on a short, single flowered inflorescence arising from behind the leaf.

Synonyms *Dendrobium interjectum Ames 1915; Desmotrichum interjectum (Ames) A.D.Hawkes 1957; Ephemerantha interjecta (Ames) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide

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