Eria rhyncostyloides O'Brien 1907 SECTION Urostachya

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Another Color

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Plant and Flowers

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Common Name The Rhynchostylis-Like Eria

Flower Size .1" [2 mm]

Found only in Java at elevations of 500 to 800 meters in forests on volcanic slopes as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with fat squat, close set pseudobulbs carrying 4 to 5, apical, narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms in the fall on up to 3, from below the leaves, erect then arching, 8" [20 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with simultaneously opening flowers arising from the apex of the pseudobulb.

Synonyms Pinalia rhynchostyloides (O'Brien) Y.P.Ng & P.J.Cribb 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo ok; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo ok; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 89 #11 2020 as Pinalia rhynchostyloides photo fide;