Eria affinis Griff. 1851 SECTION Pinalia Photo by Leonid V Averyanov and The Hoa Lan Vietnam Website

Part shade Hot Cool

Common Name The Similar Eria

Flower Size

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam at elevations of 100 to 1600 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with elongate, rugose pseudobulbs carrying lanceolate leaves that blooms on a sparsely pubescent, racemose inflorescence with yellowish tinged with brown bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so use with caution.

Synonyms Eria bractescens var. affinis (Griff.) Hook.f. 1890; Pinalia affinis (Griff.) Ormerod 2012; Trias affinis (Griff.) Mason 1860

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995 as E bractescens var affinis; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960 as E bractescens var affinis; Opera Botanica #62 Orchid Genera in Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 drawing ok