Eria erythrosticta Ridl. 1917 SECTION Cylindrolobus

Inflorescence and Plant

Photos by Th Nordhausen/J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation At the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Partial Shade Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Red Spotted Eria

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found in northern and western Sumatra at elevations of 1220 to 1700 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing epiphyte with long and leafy stems carrying narrowly lanceolate, very uneven apically, narrowly acuminate leaves that blooms on an axillary, .8" [3.2 cm] long overall, spotted with scurfy fluff, rachis.48" [1.2 cm] long, 3 to 7 flowered inflorescence with convex, ovate, acuminate, fleshy floral bracts.

Synonyms Cylindrolobus erythrostictus (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Harvard Pap. Bot. 19: 79; A Synopsis of Eria Lindl. section Cylindrolobus (Blume) Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Eriinae) in Malesia Ormerod 2014