Eria deliana J.J.Sm. 1909 SECTION HymenariaTYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Deli Eria [A Regency of north eastern Sumatra]

Flower Size .52 [1.3 cm]

Found in Sumatra as a hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, terete, fleshy stems carrying 3, towards the apex, oblong-elliptic, basally narrwoing into the channeled petiolate base leaves that blooms from the cavities of the upper nodes, about 4 per stem, peduncel short, to 2.6" [6.5 cm] long overall, to 12 flowerd inflorescence with large, refelexed, oblong, acuminate, pale green floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001;