Eria elisheae P.O'Byrne 2000 SECTION Cylindrolobus

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Rogier Van Vugt and P base Orchid photo Website

Fragrant Part Shade HotWarm Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name Elisha's Eria [Singaporean Orchid Enthusiast and grower of species current]

Flower Size

Found in Quezon province of the Philippines at elevations of 350 to 600 metrs as a medium to large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with many slender, erect, leafy stems carrying several light green, linear, acute leaves that blooms on several, short, to .2" [5 mm] long, opposite the leaves, single flowered inflorescence with 5 lovely, pale yellow bracts carrying short lived, sweetly fragrant flowers that can bloom at most any time of the year and is most likely triggered by a cool rain.

Synonyms Cylindrolobus elisheae (P.O'Byrne) J.J.Wood 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Malesian Orchid J. 5: 87 2008 as Cylindrolobus elisheae; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 as Cylindrolobus elisheae photo good; Harvard Pap. Bot. 19: 79; A Synopsis of Eria Lindl. section Cylindrolobus (Blume) Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Eriinae) in Malesia Ormerod 2014