Eria crassicaulis Hook.f. 1890

SECTION Cylindrolobus Drawing by Hooker Icones 21 1890

Part Shade Cool

Common Name The Thick Stemmed Eria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Assam at elevations of 1200 to 1550 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect, cylindrical stem enveloped completely by tubular sheaths and carrying several, coriaceous, basally clasping, lanceolate-elliptic, acute, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a patent, as long as the leaves, 6" [15 cm] long, somewhat flexuous, pubescent, laxly several flowered inflorescence with ovate-cordate, reflexed bracts.

Synonyms Cylindrolobus crassicaulis (Hook.f.) Brieger 1981; Pinalia crassicaulis (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891; Trichotosia crassicaulis (Hook.f.) Kraenzl. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 21 Hooker 2076 1892 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981; The Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002;