Eria erecta (Blume) Lindl. 1830 SECTION Urostachya Photo by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Erect Eria

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Java at elevations above 760 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, thickest at the base, tepering towards the apex stems carrying gradually narrowing towards the base leaves that blooms on 2 to 6 per stem, terminal to subterminal, to 4" [10 cm] long,shorter than the leaves, erct basally then slightly arching, brown pubescent, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Dendrolirium erectum Blume 1825; Pinalia erecta (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Urostachya erecta (Blume) Brieger 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;