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Flickingeria


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Alliance:
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

DistributionEdit

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

DescriptionEdit

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

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

The genus is named after English journal publisher Flickinger

SynonymsEdit

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

Species Edit

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