Eria multiflora [Bl.] Lindl. 1830 SECTION Urostachya

Inflorescence and plant

Photos by Copyright Rogier Van Vugt


Common Name The Multi-flowered Eria

Flower Size

A medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphytic species found in Java, Sumatra and Bali at elevations of 1400 to 2100 meters with clustered pseudobulbs carrying 5 to 7 leaves that blooms in the winter on often more than one, terminal, erect, horizontal or pendulous, densely many flowered, racemose inflorescence

Synonyms Dendrolirium micranthum Blume 1825; *Dendrolirium multiflorum Blume 1825; Eria micrantha (Blume) Lindl. 1830; Octomeria racemosa Breda 1829; Pinalia micrantha (Blume) Kuntze 189; Pinalia multiflora (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Urostachya multiflora (Blume) S.Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as E multiflora var hasseltii; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as E multiflora var hasseltii drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo ok; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Botanica's Orchids Lauren Glen 2002 photo good; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 3 2004; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 #4 2009 photo fide;