Flickingeria interjecta (Ames) A.D.Hawkes 1965 SECTION Bilobulatae

Side View of Flower Photos by Ronnie Boos and The RV Orchid Talk Website

Part SunWarm Summer Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Spaced Out Flickingeria

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 750 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with upright stems carrying a single apical, leathery, terminal, elliptic to obtuse leaf that blooms in the summer and fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence arising from behind the leaf.

Synonyms *Dendrobium interjectum Ames 1915; Desmotrichum interjectum (Ames) A.D.Hawkes 1957; Ephemerantha interjecta (Ames) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Flickingeria Bind 34 NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981 as Dendrobium interjectum; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes and Tiong 2015 photo fide;