Flickingeria nodosa (Dalzell) Seidenf. 1980 SECTION Plicatiles

Unopened flower at pseudobulb apex

Photo by Biodiversity, Ecology and Socio-Economic Aspects of the Gundia River Basin Website

Common Name The Noded Flickingeria

Flower Size

Found in southern India in semi evergreen forests and blooms in the summer

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; Lankesteriana Vol 18 [1]: 2362 Jalal & Jayanth 2018 AS dENDROBIUM NODOSUM

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