Eria latilabellis Seidenf. 1982 SECTION Dendrolirium Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot Summer

Common Name The Wide Lipped Eria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Thailand in moist rocky, hardwood forests on tree trunks and rocks at elevations around 150 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with ovate pseudobulbs carrying 3 lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on a basal, erect, peduncle with large sheaths, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, rachis to 4.8" [12 cm long, 8 to 10" [20 to 15 cm] long overall, stiff, 10 to 12 flowered inflorescence with narrowly triangular, thin tomentose exterior floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #62 Orchid Genera in Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 drawing fide;