Eria calcarea V.N.Long & Aver. 2002

Drawing by V N Long & Averyanov

Part shade Warm Cool winterSpring

Common Name The Limestone Loving Eria

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Vietnam on very steep rocky slopes and rocky tops of highly eroded marble-like solid remnant limestone mountains at elevations of 600 to 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to globose, becoming rugose with age pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, erect, oblanceolate, acute to obtuse, conduplicate below into the base leaves that blooms on 2, basal, lateral, 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013 ;