Ascidieria caricifolia (J.J.Wood) J.J.Wood 2010 Photo by Tom Ballinger and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Common Name The Reed-Like Leaved Ascidieria

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial with a stem enveloped by brown margined leaf sheaths carrying 3 to 5, distichous, sedge-like, linear, ligulate, acute to obliquely acute leaves that blooms in the fall .

CAUTION The photo above features a flower of Eria caricifolia var. glabra, but I cannot verify this so please use with caution!

Synonyms Ascidieria caricifolia (J.J.Wood) J.J.Wood 2010; Ascidieria caricifolia var. glabra (J.J.Wood) J.J.Wood 2010; *Eria caricifolia J.J.Wood 1990; Eria caricifolia var. glabra J.J.Wood 1990

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as Eria caricifolia ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as Eria caricifolia var glabra; Orchids of Borneo Vol 3 Wood 1997 as Eria caricifolia drawing fide; Orchids of Borneo Vol 3 Wood 1997 as Eria caricifolia var glabra; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman etal & Wood 2001 as Eria caricifolia; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2010 as Ascidieria caricifolia

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