Eria amplectens J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Urostachya Photo by Peter O'Byrne


Common Name The Comprehensive Eria

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests on steep slopes in large moss pads on trees above rivers at elevations of 1000 to 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with tall pseudobulbs carrying 4 to 6 leaves and blooms in the later fall and winter with 1 to 3, erect, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Urostachya amplectens (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 21 2018 as Pinalia amplectens photo fide