Eria dischorensis Schltr. 1912 SECTION Xiphosium Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Dischore Eria [A mountain range in New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea and Queensland Australia at elevations around 1200 meters as a miniature to just small sized, cool growing epiphyte with flexuous, puberulous, rhizome giving rise to somewhat spaced, oblong, compressed pseudobulbs carrying a single, erect, elliptic-ligulate, obtuse, narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, lateral, thin, minutely stellate puberulous, laxly 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white lightly dotted with red

Synonyms Bryobium dischorense (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Bryobium intermedium (Dockrill) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2005; Eria intermedia Dockrill 1965

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;

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