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

CAUTION I am not sure of this determination so please use with caution!!!!

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

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