Eria junghuhnii J.J.Sm. 1905 SECTION Aeridostachya

Un opened Inflorescence Photos by Dian Rahardjo and her Orchid Photo Page

Common Name or Meaning Junghuhn's Eria [German Botanic Explorer in South East Asia late 1800's early 1900's]

Flower Size .25" [6.5 mm]

Found in Java at elevations of 1600 to 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a pseudobulb that is completely enveloped by 6 or so, imbricating bracts and carrying 2, apical, erect, coriaceous, linear-oblong, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect then arching, 22" [to 55 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Aeridostachya junghunii (J.J.Sm.) Brieger 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 photo plant only; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;