Eria davaensis Ames 1912 SECTION Mycaranthes Collection Sheet by Oakes Ames and The Flickriver Website

Part shade Warm Cool EARLY Spring Summer

Common Name The Davao Eria [A region within the Philippines]

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 1300 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with leafy, rigid, green, slightly flattened pseudobulbs carrying linear, leathery, tapering acute apically leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on 3 to 5, terminal, purple, erect, rachis hairy, to 8" [20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with linear, reflexed, acuminate, acute floral bracts and carrying flowers covered by a fine whitish pubescence

Synonyms Mycaranthes davaensis (Ames) Cootes & W.Suarez 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984