Eria schistoloba Schltr. 1911 SECTION Mycaranthes Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Cool Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Split Lobed Eria

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in western Sumatra at elevations of 1200 to 1900 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, preading, non-branching, terete stems carrying 5 to 7, in the apical half and close set, linear, strap shaped, unequally bilobed, lobes obtuse leaves that blooms in the winter on 2 to 3, terminal, peduncle to .4" [10 cm] long, .88" [22 cm] long overall, densely many flowered inflorescence witha few well spaced, pubescent sheaths and deflexed, ovate, shortly acuminate, half the length of the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Mycaranthes schistoloba (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Contributions to the Knowledge of the Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001 drawing fide;