Eria puguahaanensis Ames 1915 SECTION Pinalia

Another Flower Angle

Plant and Inflorescence Photos by Ronnie Boos and The RV Orchid Talk Website

Full Shade Hot LATE Winter EARLY Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Puguahaa Eria [A town in Leyte near where the orchid is found]

Flower Size

Found only in the Philippines at elevations of sealevel to 60 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with elongate, branched, compact pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, linear-lanceolate, leaves that blooms in the late winter through early summer on a terminal, racemose, shorter than the leaves, 3,2 to 6" [8 to 15 cm] long, wooly white pubescent, several flowered inflorescnece with papery bracts and lanceolate floral bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination So please use with caution.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmajor 1984;