Eria porphyroglossa Kraenzl. 1911 SECTION Hymeneria

Another Angle Photos by © Leicneagra and The Wild Orchids in Sumatra Website

Common Name The Purple Lipped Eria

Flower Size 1” [2.5 cm]

Found in Sumatra with no locational data as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte epiphyte with ovoid, close set pseudobulbs carrying 4 to 5, lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the spring on a to 5” [12.5 cm] long, few flowered, nodding inflorescence with the rachis and ovaries pubescent and quite large, ovate, acute floral bracts.

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


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 photo ok; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001;