Eria jenseniana J.J.Sm. 1920 SECTION Cylindrolobus

Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt.

FragrancePart shadeWarm Spring

Common Name Jensen's Eria

Flower Size .25" [6.5mm]

Found in Borneo and Sumatra in hill forests at elevations around 600 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with nodding terete stems with 1" [2.5 cm] long internodes, and carrying lanceolate, basally partially clasping leaves and blooms in the spring on more or less sessile, 2.6" [6.5 cm] long, pale green infloresence with 3 to 4, yellow green, ovate, obtuse, fleshy floral bracts and slightly opening, slightly scented flowers.

Synonyms Cylindrolobus jensenianus (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2010 as Cyindrolobus jensenianus; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Cylindrolobus jensenianus photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 77 #2 2013 as B sopoetanense photo fide; Harvard Pap. Bot. 19: 79; A Synopsis of Eria Lindl. section Cylindrolobus (Blume) Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Eriinae) in Malesia Ormerod 2014; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 17 2016 as Cylindrolobus jensenianus photo/drawing fide;