Eria cycloglossa Schltr. 1912 SECTION Polyura

Inflorescence Photos by Art Vogel

Common Name The Round Tongued Eria

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests on trees at elevations around 450 meters as a hot growing epiphyte with an elongate rhizome giving rise to cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying 5 to 6 erect-patent, elliptic-ligulate, acute, narrowly subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a lateral from the side of the pseudobulb, erect-patent, subdensely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Pinalia cycloglossa [Schlechter] Ormerod 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing good; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 drawing fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 7 Ormerod2011 as Pinalia cycloglossa;