Canh Nguyen Van

Eria lancifolia Hook.f. 1890 SECTION Pinalia Photo by Truong Ba Vuong and New orchids in the flora of Vietnam By Averyanov

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Hooker Icones 21 1890

Part Shade Hot Summer

Common Name The Lanceolate Leaved Eria

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found in Thailand and penninsular Malaysia as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, slender, flexuous, cylindrical, tapering towards the apex pseudobulbs enveloped almost completely by 6, inflated, thin, triangular sheaths and carrying 2, narrowly elliptic, widest in the upper half, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on erect, arising from near the apex of the stem, 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, 7 to 10 flowered inflorescence arising through the sheaths

Synonyms Eria dissitiflora Ridl.1896; Pinalia lancifolia (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 21 Hooker 1891 drawing fide; Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Ridley 1908; Flora of Malaysia Vol 1 Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960; Opera Botanica #62 Orchid Genera in Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;