Eria graciliscapa Rolfe 1905 SECTION Polyura

TYPE Drawing by Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Fragrance Part shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Thin Inflorescence Eria

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with terete, slender pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 4, terminal, lanceolate-oblong, subcoriaceous leaves that blooms on an axillary, slender, arcuate, [2.5 to 3" [6.75 to 7.5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence and carrying very fragrant flowers.

Said by Rolfe to be similar to E tenuiflora but the pseudobulbs and inflorescence are much longer and thinner and the flowers have much narrower segments.

Synonyms Pinalia graciliscapa (Rolfe) J.J.Wood 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 1 Ames [Rolfe] 1905; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 2 Ames 1908; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 3 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 7 Ormerod 2011 as Pinalia graciliscapa;