Eria pulverulenta Guillaumin 1955 Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade

Common Name The Dusted Eria [refers to the fine hairs on many parts of this orchid]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in southern Vietnam as a miniature sized epiphyte with globose to squat ovoid, puberulent pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, in youth puberulent, in maturity less so, oblong, unequally bilobed apically , narrowing below into an elongate, petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, puberulent, 8" [20 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence carrying nodding flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Contribution to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975;