Eria conferta S.C.Chen & Z.H.Tsi 1984 SECTION Pinalia Lindl. 1830


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Part Shade Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Compressed Eria - in China Mi Bao Ping Lan

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Xizang province of China as a miniature sized epiphyte with a stout rhizome giving rise to tufted, straightto slightly curved, cylindric, 3 to 5 noded, rigded when dry pseydobulbs carrrying 3 apical, oblong-obloanceolate to narrowly elliptic, papery, acuminate, petioalte base leaves that blooms in the summer on an arising from the upper part of the pseudobulb, to 2" [5 cm] long, glabrous, rachis with stripes, many flowered inflorescence with sometimes turning black, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, margin coliate floral bracts

Synonyms Pinalia conferta (S.C.Chen & Z.H.Tsi) S.C.Chen & J.J.Wood 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25: 354 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009