Eria scabrilinguis Lindl. 1858 SECTION Trichosma Photo by © Karel & Alex Petrzelka and the Vietnam Orchid Website

Inflorescence Photos courtesy of © Peter O'Byrne, 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; 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; The Wild Orchids of Taiwam Lin & Wang 2014 as E corneri photos fide;