Eria queenslandica T.E.Hunt 1947

Another View Photos by Daniel at Tree Fern Orchids.

Part Shade Hot Cool LATE Winter Spring

Common Name The Queensland Eria [a state of Australia] - In Australia The Dingy Urchin Orchid

Flower Size .13" [3 mm]

Found in Queensland Australia as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte on trees and rocks in rainforests at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters with crowded, fleshy, green pseudobullbs carrying 2, erect, dark green, thick, linear, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on an arching .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, 3 to 12 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bryobium queenslandicum (T.E.Hunt) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Miniature Orchids McQueen 1992 photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Bryobium queenslandicum photo fide