Eria longpasiaensis (J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb) J.M.H.Shaw, 2014 SECTION Cylindrolobus Bl 1856


Photo by A Lamb/TYPE Drawing by Andrew Brown

Full Shade Cool LATE Summer EARLYFall

Common Name or Meaning The Long Pa Sia Eria [A town of Sabah Borneo]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in upper hill forests, lower montane forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial in mossy heath forests with an erect to spreading, clustered, to 5 per plant, cane-like, elongate stems carrying in the distal half, lanceolate, iridiform, flat, thinly coriaceous, spreading, tapering gradually into an unequal acute apex, closely clasping base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on many lateral, porrect from node opposite a leaf, peduncle .2 to .6" [.5 to 1.5 cm] long, terete, glabrous, rachis 1,4 to 2" [3.5 to 5 cm] long, terete, slightly angular, fleshy, 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute, white, lower margins involute, as long as to slightly shorter than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms *Cylindrolobus longpasiaensis J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malesian Orchid J. 5: 54 2010 as Cylindrolobus longpasiaensis drawing/photo fide; Harvard Pap. Bot. 19: 79; A Synopsis of Eria Lindl. section Cylindrolobus (Blume) Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Eriinae) in Malesia Ormerod 2014