Eria euryloba Schltr. 1911 SECTION Hymeneria Photo by Budi Haryatna and his Flicker Orchid Photo Page

Another Inflorescence Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Plant and flowers Photo by Schlechter

Common Name or Meaning The Broad Lobed Eria

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in western Sumatra at elevations of 700 to 1700 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with clustered stems carrying 3 to 4, thin, elliptic-lanceolate, more or less acute, narrowing towards the base leaves leaves that blooms in the fall from nodes near the apex of the stem, densely to 20 flowered, cylindrical, 2" [5 cm] long inflorescence with elliptic, more or less acute, deflexed floral bracts that are about as long as the ovary and carrying fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Contributions to the Knowledge of the Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 photo ok; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo good