Eria ramosa Ames 1925 SECTION Pinalia Collection sheet by Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool Winter Spring

Common Name The Branched Eria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found on Luzon within the Philippines at elevations around 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a branching, woody, weak stem carrying narrowly lanceolate, crowded, leathery, unequally bilobed apically, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a brown hairy, arising on shortened growths from an elongate primary leafless stem, to 3.2" [8 cm] long, loosely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Eria vagans Ames 1922; Pinalia ramosa (Ames) W.Suarez & Cootes 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Ames 1922 as E vagans; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;