Eria mucronata Lindl. 1842 SECTION Cylindrolobus Photo by Ekkehard Schwadtke and his Lanta Orchid Nursery Photo Page

Another Angle Photo by Budi Haryatna and his Flicker Orchid Photo Page

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Jek Yap

Part Shade HotCoolWinter Spring

Common Name The Mucronate Eria

Flower Size

Found in Thailand, Borneo, Malaysia, Sumatra and New Guinea in lowland forests at elevations of 0 to 1500 meters as a large sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with an elongated, terete, few internoded, leafy stem carrying linear-lanceolate, strongly unequally narrowly obtuse leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a very short, single flowered, terete, 1/2" [1.25 cm] long inflorescence with 5, recurved, oblong to lanceolate, acute or narrowly obtuse, mostly convex, fleshy bracts and carrying a rather large flower

Synonyms Cylindrolobus mucronatus (Lindl.) Rauschert 1983; Cylindrolobus rhodobracteus (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983; Cylindrolobus rigidus (Blume) Brieger 1981; Dendrobium macranthum de Vriese ex Lindl. 1859; Eria pendula Ridl. 1870; Eria rhodobractea Schltr. 1911; Eria rigida Blume 1856; Eria rigida var. papuana J.J.Sm. 1913; Pinalia elongata (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Pinalia mucronata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Pinalia rigida (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Trichotosia elongata (Blume) Kraenzl. 1911; Trichotosia mucronata (Lindl.) Kraenzl. 1911; Trichotosia pendula (Ridl.) Kraenzl. 1911; Trichotosia rigida (Blume) Kraenzl. 1911; Trichotosia rigida var. papuana (J.J.Sm.) P.F.Hunt 1971

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857 as E rigida; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as E rigida; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as E rigida drawing ?; Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Ridley 1908 as E pendula; Contributions to the Knowledge of the Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911 as E rhodobractea; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as Eria rigida drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Eria rigida; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Eria rigida; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Cylindrolobus rigidus; Opera Botanica #62 Orchid Genera in Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 as Eria rigida Drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 as Eria rigida; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as Eria rigida Blume 1856; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman & Wood 2001 as E rigida; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as E rigida photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005 as Trichotois elongata; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol III Shuiteman and de Vogel 2005; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2010 as Cylindrolobus mucronatus; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Cylindrolobus mucronatus; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide

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