Eria extinctoria (Lindl.) Oliv. 1871 SECTION Conchidium

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Common Name The Candle Snuff-Like Eria [refers to the erect inflorescence and single flowered, open flowered habit]

Flower Size .68” [1.7 cm]

Found in Nepal and Myanmar with clumping, globose, flattened, depressed on top, wrinkled pseudobulbs giving rise to an ovate, deciduous, acute leaf that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, slender, 2 to 2.4” [5 to 6 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising on pseudobulbs that have dropped their leaves

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution!!

Synonyms Conchidium extinctorium (Lindl.) Y.P.Ng & P.J.Cribb 2005; *Dendrobium extinctorium Lindl. 1835; Pinalia extinctoria (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Porpax extinctoria (Lindl.) Schuit., Y.P.Ng & H.A.Pedersen 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Miniature Orchids Northern 1980; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005 drawing fide;