Eria acervata Lindl. 1851 SECTION Hymenaria Photo by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Flower Closeup? Photo by Butterflys & Orchids Gallery

Part ShadeWarm to ColdFall

Common Name or Meaning The Bundled Eria - In China Dun Ye Ping Lan

Flower Size 3/5" [1.5 cm]

Found in Yunnan China, Assam, eastern Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam in semi-deciduous and deciduous dry lowland forests and savana-like woodlands at elevations of sea level to 600 meters and primary montane forests at elevations of 900 to 3350 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with ellipsoid to flask-like, grooved, flattened when closely clustered pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 5, oblanceolate-flaccid, obtuse to acute, pale green, many nerved leaves that blooms in the fall on a slender 2 to 3" [5 to 7.5 cm] long, glabrous, several [15] flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Dendrobium seriatum Wall. ex Hook.f. 1890; Eria poilanei Gagnep. 1930; Pinalia acervata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898 drawing hmm; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 drawing fide; Contribution to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975; Contribution to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975 as E poilnei; Indian Orchids: A Guide to Identification Vol 2 Pradhan 1979 drawing good; Opera Botanica #62 Orchid Genera in Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 drawing good/photo fide; Orchids of Arunachal Pradesh Hegde 1984; The Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen & Mori 1997 photo fide; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo ok; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing ok; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo ok; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as Pinalia acervata; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo ok; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 Pinalia acervata drawing not; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 as Pinalia acervata photos om; Wild Orchids in Thailand 2 Vadhanaphuti 2014 photo good

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