Eria chrysocardia Schltr. 1911 SECTION Hymenaria

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Part shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Golden Heart Eria [referrs to the lip>

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in northern and western Sumatra at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with cauliform stems carrying 3, erect-patent, glabrous, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall on an as long as the leaves, 3.2 to 6.4" [8 to 16 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Pinalia chrysocardia (Schltr.) V. Agustin & G. Ariyanto 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Contributions to the Knowledge of the Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911; Icones Orchidacearum Malayensium I, Tab. 47 IV. J J Smith drawing fide; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001;