Flickingeria nodosa (Dalzell) Seidenf. 1980 SECTION Plicatiles

Unopened flower at pseudobulb apex

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Common Name The Noded Flickingeria

Flower Size

Found in southern India

Similar to and often confused as a synonym of F macraei but this one differs in the leaves that are never wider than .8" [2 cm], and the bilobulate apex of the lip lacks arista in the sinus

Synonyms Dendrobium padangense Schltr. 1911; Dendrobium piestobulbon Schltr. 1911; Desmotrichum compressibulbum Carr 1932; *Desmotrichum forcipatum Kraenzl. 1910; Desmotrichum padangense (Schltr.) A.D.Hawkes 1957; Ephemerantha forcipata (Kraenzl.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Ephemerantha piestobolbon (Schltr.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961; Flickingeria padangensis (Schltr.) A.D.Hawkes 1965; Flickingeria piestobulbon (Schltr.) Brieger 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing fide; Orchids of Nilgiris Joseph 1987 drawing fide; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing fide;