Eria cyrtosepala Schltr. 1911 SECTION Cylindrolobus

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Plant Photos by James B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Cool Winter

Common Name The Bent-Sepal Eria

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sumatra on trees and rocks at elevations of 800 to 1500 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing lithophyte or epiphyte with an elongate, leafy throughout on younger stems, leafy towards the apex on older stems carrying almost linear, very unequally bilobed apically, narrowing basally leaves that blooms in the winter on a lateral, short, single flowered inflorescence arising from the axils of the leaves all along the stem.

Synonyms Callostylis cyrtosepala (Schltr.) Y.P.Ng & P.J.Cribb 2005; Cylindrolobus cyrtosepalus (Schltr.) Brieger 1981; Cylindrolobus cyrtosepalus (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983; Trichotosia cyrtosepala (Schltr.) Kraenzl. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Contributions to the Knowledge of the Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Cylindrolobus cyclopsepala sic drawing ok; Orchids Of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005 photo fide; Harvard Pap. Bot. 19: 79; A Synopsis of Eria Lindl. section Cylindrolobus (Blume) Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Eriinae) in Malesia Ormerod 2014;