Eria graminea Ridl. 1917 SECTION Cylindrolobus

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Plant and Flowers

Photos by Leicneagra and The Wild Orchids in Sumatra Website

Full ShadeWarm ColdFall

Common Name or Meaning The Grass-Like Eria [refers to the leaves]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in western Sumatra to Borneo in lower montane ridge forests at elevations around 700 to 2200 meters as a large sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with close set stems carrying linear, sessile, apically unequally bidentate leaves that blooms in the fall on a to [6mm] long, single flowered inflorescence with 4, ovate, gradually acuminate, sessile bracts .

Synonyms Cylindrolobus gramineus (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Harvard Pap. Bot. 19: 79; A Synopsis of Eria Lindl. section Cylindrolobus (Blume) Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Eriinae) in Malesia Ormerod 2014