Eria amplectens J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Urostachya

plant and flowers Photos by Art Vogel

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Common Name The Comprehensive Eria

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests on steep slopes above rivers at elevations of 1100 to 2500 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold 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

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