Eria lasiorhiza Schltr. 1911 SECTION Conchidium Photo by Art Vogel

Part shade Cool Winter

Common Name The Shaggy Root Eria

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Sumatra in montane forests at elevations around 1100 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with very small, almost globose pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, elliptic, shortly acuminate, narrowing below into the very short petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, thin, glabrous, 1" [2.5 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Eria lasiorhiza var. unifolia J.J.Sm. in ?.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Contributions to the Knowledge of the Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2002 drawing ok