Eria pseudoleiophylla J.J.Wood 1981 SECTION Strongyleria

Another Flower Angle

Another flower angle

Plant and flowers Photos by J.B. Comber [1st photo] and Peter O'Byrne [the others] and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The False Leiophylla Calanthe

Flower Size .75" [1.8 cm]

Found in Borneo, Sulawesi and New Guinea in hill and lower montane forests at elevations of 800 to 1700 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with 3" [7.5 cm] between each cylindric, elongate pseudobulb enveloped completely by scarious sheaths and carrying 3, apical, linear-elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on a short, single flowered inflorescence arising from the apex of the stem opposite or in between the leaves.

Synonyms Campanulorchis pseudoleiophylla [Wood] Wood 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman & Wood 2001 photo good; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Campanulorchis pseudoleiophylla drawing/photo fide; A guide to orchids of Kinabalu J J Woods 2013 as Campanulorchis pseudoleiophylla photo fide;

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