Eria hutchinsoniana Ames 1907 SECTION Pinalia Drawing by Kraenzlin and The Plant Illustration WebsiteWebsite

Partial Shade cold

Common Name or Meaning Hutchinson's Eria

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found on Mindanao Island in the Philippines at elevations around 2300 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a woody rhizopme giving rise to short cylindric pseudobulbs enveloepd completely by imbricate leaf bases and carrying 3 to 4, apical, linear to lanceolate, acute, gradually tapering below at both ends leaves that blooms on a subterminal, dark yellowish pubescent, to 2.4" [6 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute bracts.

Synonyms Pinalia hutchinsoniana (Ames) W.Suarez & Cootes 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philippiniana vol 1 Valmayor 1984;