Eria clavata Holttum 1947 SECTION Hymenaria

Plant and Flowers Photos by Kim Sim and The Orchids online Website

Part shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Clavate Eria

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Bukit Fraser, peninsular Malaysia as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect stems carrying 2, apical leaves that blooms on an erect, 1.6" [4 cm] long, to 8 flowered inflorescence with pale green bracts.

Similar to E maingayi but differs in the broader leaves and in the shape and coloring of the lip.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; Miniature Orchids Northern 1980; The Orchids of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992; Wild Orchids of the Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 photo ok; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 12 2013