Eria mearnsii Leav. 1909 SECTION Aeridostachya Hkr. f 1890 Collection Sheet by Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Cool LATESpring Summer

Common Name Mearns' Eria [American Orchid Collector in the Philippines late 1800's early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 500 to 1300 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblanceolate, obtuse leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an epedunculate, to 8.4" [21 cm] long, arching rachis to 1/2" [1.25 cm] wide, densely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aeridostachya mearnsii (Leav.) Rauschert 1983; Pinalia mearnsii (Leav.) W.Suarez & Cootes 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;