Eria longerepens Ridl. 1896 SECTION Cylindrolobus

Photo by Art Vogel

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Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Far Crawling Eria

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia and Borneo on mangroves and lowland Kerangas forests at elevtions of sea level to 450 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a long creeping, fleshy rhizome with 4.8 to 7.2" [12 to 18 cm] between each erect stem carrying 3 to 4, elliptical, distinctly petiolate base leaves that blooms on the stem or betweeen the leaves, short inflorescence with large pink bracts at the base

Synonyms Cylindrolobus longerepens (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983; Dendrobium beccarianum (Kraenzl.) Masam. 1942; Eria longirepens Ridl. 1896 missp; Katherinea beccariana (Kraenzl.) A.D.Hawkes 1956; Sarrcopodium beccarianum Kraenzl. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Ridley 1908; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as Sarcopodium beccarianum drawing good; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing good; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1953 as E longe-repens; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 as E longirepens drawing ok; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as E longirepens; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman & Wood 2001 as E longirepens; Harvard Pap. Bot. 19: 79; A Synopsis of Eria Lindl. section Cylindrolobus (Blume) Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Eriinae) in Malesia Ormerod 2014 Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 17 2016 as Cylindrolobus longerepens photo fide;