Eria rubifera J.J.Sm. 1920 SECTION Hymenaria Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Winter Spring

Common Name The Blackberry Carrying Eria

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sumatra in montane forests and farmlands on branches of trees at elevations of 700 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with 1.2" [3 cm] between each cylindrical, slightly flattened psuedobulbs carrying 2 to 3, apical, narrowly lanceolate, narrowed apically to obliquely bidentate, acute apex leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on several, short to .8" [2 cm] long, dense, globose to cylindrical, pubescent, 2 to 4, flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide;