Flickingeria tetralobata P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm. 2005SECTION Parietaeforme

Plant and Flower Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Four Lobed Flickingeria [refers to the 4 lobed lip]

Flower Size .4" [10 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests on trees often in thick moss pads at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a small sized, cool, pendulous growing epiphyte with a limply pendulous stem that has numerous side branches carrying 1 to 2, cylindric pseudobulbs each carrying a single, ovate, acute leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on a behind the leaf, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dendrobium tetralobatum (P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm.) Schuit. & Peter B.Adams 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide

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