Eria boniana (Gagnep.) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951 SECTION Trichosma

Side View of Flower

Plant Photos courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Part Sun Warm" CoolLATEWinter EARLYSpring"

Common Name The Boni Eria

Flower Size

Found in Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 750 to 1600 meters as a creeping, miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte on mossy rocks and vertical cliffs that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a very short, arising from the upper nodes, few flowered inflorescence

Often cited as a synonym of Eria scabrilinguis Lindl. 1858 [Eria corneri] but recently separated by Schuiteman based on the acute lip and differing side lobes.

Synonyms *Dendrobium bonianum Gagnep 1930

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