Eria quinquangularis J.J.Sm. 1905 SECTION Polyura

Flower and plant Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Summer

Common Name The Five Angled Eria

Flower Size

Found on Ambon Island of the Moluccas as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a stout creeping rhizome giving rise every 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] to club shaped pseudobulbs carrying 5 to 6 leaves that blooms in the summer on 4 to 6, drooping, 4.8" [12 cm] long, many flowered [90] inflorescence.

Synonyms Pinalia quinquangularis (J.J.Sm.) Ormerod 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 as Eria unidentified photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 7 Ormerod 2011 as Pinalia quinquangularis; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 Eria unidentified species errata for Vol 1