Eria cymbiformis J.J.Sm. 1904 SECTION Cymboglossum Photo by Peter O'Byrne, courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Full ShadeWarmCoolFall Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Boat-Shaped Eria

Flower Size .33" [8mm]

Found in Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi and the Philippines in montane forests close to the ground on tree trunks in deep shade at elevations of 700 to 1950 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with very small, stem-like pseudobulbs enveloped completely by leaf sheaths and carrying about 2 to 5, 2 ranked, linear, acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a pendant, to 12" [30 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Ascidieria cymbidifolia (Ridl.) W.Suarez & Cootes 2009; Cymboglossum cymbiforme (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Contributions to the Knowledge of the Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 as Eria cymbidifolia; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Native Philippine Orchids Spcesi Cootes 2009 as Ascidieria cymbidifolia photo fide