Eria aliciae Quisumb.1938 SECTION Cylindrolobus Bl 1856 TYPE Drawing by © Quisumbing


Common Name Alicia's Eria [Miss Day Philippine Orchid Grower 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 1524 meters as a large toi giant sized, cool growing epiphyte with a long, drooping, simple, stout, caespitose, basally terete, somewhat flattened above, leafy stem carrying many linear-lanceolate, gradually narrowing into the acute apex, glabrous, subcoriaceous, nervose, light green, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the later spring on very short, opposite the leaves, several flowered inflorescence with citron yellow, conspicuous, glabrous, lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying odorless, white flowers with a tinge of pink at the base of the tepals.

Similar to E longissimma in habit with a long drooping stem carrying many linear-lanceolate leaves.

Synonyms Cylindrolobus aliciae (Quisumb.) Suárez 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981 drawing/photo fide;