Eria myristiciformis Hook. 1863 SECTION Pinalia Photo by The Naver Blog Website


Drawing Photo/Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Fragrant Part shade Warm LATERsummer EARLYFall

Common Name The Many Form Eria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Thailand and Myanmar at elevatyions of 560 to 750 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with oval to ellipsoid, striate pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, lanceolate-linguiform, acute leaves that blooms in the later summer and early fall on an erect, much shorter than the leaves, [2" [5 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, exceeding the ovary in length floral bracts and carrying fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Pinalia myristiciformis (Hook.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Opera Botanica #62 Orchid Genera in Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 drawing/photo ok; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005 as Pinalia myristiciformis