Eria sarcophylla Schltr. 1911 SECTION Urostachya

Plant and Flowers Photos by Leicneagra and The Wild Orchids of Sumatra Website

Full Shade Warm

Common Name or Meaning The Fleshy Leaved Eria

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found only in western Sumatra at elevations of 900 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with close set, club-shaped, flattened slightly above stems carrying about 4, linear, almost terete, incurved margins form a channel, fleshy leaves that blooms on a cylindrical, terete, pubescent, rachis angled, peduncle to .52" [1.3 cm] long, 3" [7.5 cm] long overall, densely many flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate, sweetly fragrant flowers

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination So please use with caution.

Synonyms Urostachya sarcophylla (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45(104): 42 1911; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001;