Flickingeria ritaeana (King & Pantl.) A.D.Hawkes 1965 SECTION Bilobulatae

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flowers Photos by Pierre Bonnet from the Orchis project website

Common Name Rita's Flikingeria

Flower Size

Found in Assam, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 550 to 1100 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring and fall

Synonyms *Dendrobium ritaeanum King & Pantl. 1897; Desmotrichum ritaeanum (King & Pantl.) Kraenzl. 1910; Ephemerantha ritaeana (King & Pantl.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing/photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; The Orchids of Nepal Pearce & Cribb 2002; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007

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