Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Flickingeria
A.D. Hawkes 1961
Type Species
Flickingeria fargesii

Flickingeria abbreviated as Flkga. in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids consisting of about 70 species


Plants are distributed from the Himalaya to Southeast Asia, Indonesia through New Guinea.


Plants in this genus have short fleshy ephemeral flowers with four pollinas.


Plant grows in warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter withold watering until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark. Plants can also be mounted.


The genus is named after English journal publisher Flickinger


  1. Desmotrichum Blume 1825
  2. Ephemerantha P.F. Hunt & Summerh. 1961

Species Edit

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