Eria longibracteata Leav. 1909 SECTION Mycaranthes

Inflorescence Photo by Ronnie Boos and The RV Orchid Talk Website

Part shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Long Bracted Eria

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Luzon, Negros and Mindanao Islands of the Philippines at elevations up to 1000 meters as a medium to large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with semi-pendulous, cylindrical, slightly curved stems carrying all along the stem, narrowly lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms on several, terminal, to 10" [to 25 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence each with a long bract and each flower with green floral bracts.

Synonyms Mycaranthes longibracteata (Leav.) Cootes & W.Suarez 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 as Mycaranthes longibracteata photo fide;