Eria porteri Seidenf. & A.D.Kerr 1982 SECTION Secundae Drawing by Seidenfaden & Kerr and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Hot Warm

Common Name or Meaning Porter's Eria

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found only in Laos at elevations of 300 to 1000 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with cylindric, narrowing towards the apex pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, glossy green leaves that blooms on a subterminal, 1.2" [3 cm] long, peduncle, enveloped by large sheaths, rachis 1.44" [3.6 cm] long, green, white tomentose, 10 to 12 flowered inflorescence.

!!CAUTION!! This species most likely is referable to Eria pudicum, I leave it separate pending better references.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #62 Orchid Genera in Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 Drawing fide <*P>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------