Eria cootesii Banks 2008 SECTION Cylindrolobus

Plant and Flower Photos by © David Banks

part Shade Hot WarmWinter?

Common Name Cootes's Eria [Australian Orchid Enthusiast and Philippine orchid Expert]

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm]

Found in the Philippines on the island of Luzon at elevations around 500 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an elongate, slightly compressed stem carrying many, towards the apical 1/2 to 1/3, distichous, spreading, narrowly lanceolate, thin but leathery, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the winter? on an axillary, .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Cylindrolobus cootesii (D.P.Banks) Suárez 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchideen Journal Issue 2 2008 drawing /photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 as Cylindrolobus cootesii photo fide

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