Eria leonardoi [Ferreras & W Suarez] Pfahl 2015 SECTION Mycaranthes Photo by Ulysses Ferreras and The IskWiki Website

Inflorescence Photo by Leonardo Co and The Phyto Images Website

Part shade Cool

Common Name Leonardo's Eria [Leonardo Co - Philippine Botanist died 2010]

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found in Nueva Ecija of the Philippines at elevations around 1500 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with semi-pendulous, curved stems carrying 14, linear-lanceolate leaves that blooms on 3, peduncle to 6.2" [15 .5 cm] long, longest to 9.2" [23 cm] long overall, white pubescent, to 8, acuminate, sterile bracts, densely many flowered inflorescence with strongly acuminate floral bracts and carrying nodding flowers.

Synonyms *Mycaranthes leonardoi Ferreras & W.Suarez 2009 Austral. Orchid Rev. 74(6):36 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Native Philippine Orchid Species Cootes 2011 as Mycaranthes leonardoi photo fide;

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