Flickingeria hesperis Seidenf. 1982 SECTION Bilobulata

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Pankaj Kumar and The Flowers of India Website

Part shade Cool LATESpring

Common Name The Westerly Flickingeria

Flower Size small

Found in the western Himalayas [Uttaranchal] at elevations around 1500 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with many stems carrying minutely bilobulate, mid vein terminating in a short, flat mucro in sinus leaves that blooms in the late spring on a single flowered inflorescence with small flowers

CAUTION I have no way to verify this determination so please use with caution.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 No 3 1985; Orchids of Kumaun Himalayas Pangtey, Samant and Rawat 1991; LANKESTERIANA 15(1): 750. Jeewan Singh Jalal & J. Jayanthi 2015 as Dendrobium hesperis