Eria ignea Rchb.f. 1891 SECTION Cylindrolobus Photo by Orchidofsabah and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Plant and Flowers Drawing From Lindenia as E cinnabarina

Full Shade Warm Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Fire Red Eria

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm] wide

Found in northern Borneo in Podosol forests at elevations of 200 to 500 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with ovoid to oblong, clustered stems carrying 2 to 3, oblong-ligulate, obtuse to subacute, subsessile leaves that blooms in the spring on a subterminal, porrect to erect, 2.4 to 4.8" [6 to 12 cm] long, 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence with several basal bracts and oblong-elliptic, obtuse, deflexed, deep cinnabar-orange floral bracts.

CAUTION Both the pictured orchids were from Sulawesi which is not in any reference as a location for this orchid.

Synonyms Eria cinnabarina Rolfe 1894

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Borneo Vol 1 Chan, Lamb, Shim & Wood 1994 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman & Wood 2001 photo fide;

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