Eria andamanica Hook.f. 1890 SECTION Dendrolirium Photo From Richardiana, A review of the orchid Diversity of Andaman & Nocobar Islands, India Karthigeyan, Jayanthi, Sumathi and Jlal

Another Angle Photo courtesy of Survey of the Natural Resources of Andaman Islands Website

Inflorescence Photo courtesy of Blumea 103 and his Andaman Islands Orchid Website

Part ShadeHot LATER Spring

Common Name The Andaman Island Eria

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in the Andaman Islands in littoral forests, inland forests and along roadsides as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a stout rhizome with 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm] between each thickly ellipsoid, furrowed, subcompressed pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 5, elliptic-lanceolate, acute-obtuse, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later spring on a basal, erect, 3 to 4" [7.5 to 10 cm] long, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pinalia andamanica (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Vol 21 Hooker 1890 drawing fide; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; The Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter912/85; Indian Orchids: A Guide to Identification Vol 2 Pradhan 1979 drawing fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007

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