Eria scabrilinguis Lindl. 1858 SECTION Trichosma

Photo by © Karel & Alex Petrzelka and the Vietnam Orchid Website


Photo © by Peter O'Byrne, courtesy of Jaap Vermeulen, André Schuiteman and Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Part sun WarmCool LATESummer Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Rough Lip Eria - In China Ban Zhu Mao Lan

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in the eastern Himalayas, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan and Yunnan provinces of China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam on trees in dense, shady, evergreen, broad-leafed forests and shrubberies in rocky limestone forests at elevations of 800 to 1600 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte, lithophtye or occasional terrestrial with contigious, to .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm] between each, cylindric pseudobulb and carrying 2 to 3, elliptic-lanceolate to obovate-lanceolate, grayish white papilose, acuminate to long-acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on a subterminal, 2.4 to 8.8" [6 to 22 cm] long, to more than 10 flowered inflorescence with deltoid floral bracts

Eria boniana is often cited as a synonym of Eria scabrilinguis Lindl. 1858 [Eria corneri] but was recently separated by Schuiteman based on the acute lip and differing side lobes

Synonyms Eria corneri Rchb.f. 1878; Eria goldschmidtiana Schltr. 1910; Eria petelotii Gagnep. 1930; Eria septemlamella Hayata 1914; Eria yakushimensis Nakai 1922; Pinalia scabrilinguis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Islands Garay & Sweet 1974 as E corneri drawing ok; Contribution to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; The Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen & Mori 1997 as E corneri photo good; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 as E corneri photo fide; Lindleyana Vol 15 No 4 2000; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; Hainan Island Wild Orchid illustrations 2005 as Eria corneri photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005 as Eria corneri; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 as E corneri; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 as E corneri photo ok; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as E corneri; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 as E corneri drawing fide; The Atlas of Wild Orchids in Hainan Island, China Shenyan and Junmei 2010 as E corneri photo ok; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos ok; The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong Barretto, Cribb and Gale 2011 as E corneri drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 77 #3 2013 photo fide; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013 The Wild Orchids of Taiwam Lin & Wang 2014 as E corneri photos fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 89 #1 2020 photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;