Eria philippinensis Ames 1905 SECTION Polyura Photo by Prof. Summer and His Web Garden Pages Copyright

Inflorescence Photo by David Jubineau and His Bulbophyllum Pages Copyright

Part Shade Cold Spring

Common Name The Philippines Eria

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found only in the Philippines in montane forests at elevations around 2400 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with a woody, creeping rhizome giving rise to thickened, non-bulbous, short, stems carrying a single, apical, and to 4 below, linear-oblong to linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on several, near the apex, 4" [10 cm] long, erect to arching, pubescent, loosely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pinalia philippinensis (Ames) W.Suarez & Cootes 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 1 Ames 1905; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 photo plant only; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 drawing ok; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as Eria tomentosiflora; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 as Pinalia philippinesis Photo fide;