Eria propinqua Ames 1922 SECTION Aeridostachya Photo by Jim Cootes and The Phyto Images Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Full Shade Warm

Common Name or Meaning The Closely Related Eria

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found only on Mindoro and Mindanao Islands of the Philippines at elevations around 600 meters as a small to just medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect short stems carrying 2 to 3, apical, leathery, narrowly lanceolate, loosely sheathed leaves that blooms on an erect, arching towards the apex, pubescent, to 8" [to 20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Ames 1922; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Native Philippine Orchid Species Cootes 2011 as Aeridostachya propinqua photo fide;