Eria diluta Ridl. 1916 SECTION Cylindrolobus

Plant and Flower Photos by Eny from Pahang and The Orchids of peninsular Malaysia Website

Part shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Loose Eria [refers to the inflorescence]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in peninsular Malaysia at elevations around 900 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with a slender stem carrying 3 to 4, towards the apex, linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on a short, subterminal, single to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Trichosma dilutum (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Peninsular Malaysia and SIngapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Harvard Pap. Bot. 19: 79; A Synopsis of Eria Lindl. section Cylindrolobus (Blume) Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Eriinae) in Malesia Ormerod 2014;