Eria nana A.Rich. 1841 SECTION Conchidium Drawing by P. F. Fyson and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade

Common Name The Tiny Eria [refers to the size of the plant]

Flower Size

Found in southern India as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with round, flattened pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, erect, oblanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, to 7 flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I cannot be sure of this determination so please use with caution!!!!

Synonyms Conchidium nanum (A.Rich.) Brieger 1981; Eria brevilinguis (J.Joseph & V.Chandras.) Bajrach. & K.K.Shrestha 2009; Eria muscicola var. brevilinguis J.Joseph & V.Chandras. 1976; Eria muscicola var. ponmudiana M.Mohanan & A.N.Henry 1986; Eria nana var. brevilinguis (J.Joseph & V.Chandras.) Agrawala & H.J.Chowdhery 2009; Pinalia nana (A.Rich.) Kuntze 1891;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

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