Eria padangensis Schltr. 1911SECTION Mycaranthes.

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Plant and Flowers Photos by Leicneagra and his The Orchids of Sumatra Blogsite

Part shade Warm Winter

Common Name The Padang Eria [A state in western Sumatra]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in western Sumatra at elevations of 500 to 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with thin, terete stems carrying 4 to 7, very narrowly lanceolate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter on 2, usually longer than the leaves, fairly dense, many flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Mycaranthes padangensis (Schltr.) Brieger 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Contributions to the Knowledge of the Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 as Mycaranthes padangensis photo plant only; Orchids Of Sumatra Comber 2001