Eria halconensis Ames 1907SECTION Trichotosia TYPE Drawing by Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot CoolSpring

Common Name The Mt Halcon Eria [A monuntain on Mindoro Island]

Flower Size

Found on Mindoro and Panay Islands within the Philippines at elevations of 330 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with basally slightly swollen, cylindrical stems carrying linear-lanceolate, acuminate, acute, hairy leaves that blooms in the spring on a opposite and shorter than the leaves densely reddish hairy, to 2" [5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with broadly ovate, nearly round, hairy, abruptly acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Trichotosia halconensis (Ames) Kraenzl. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 3 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philipiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;