Eria sordida Ridl. 1917 SECTION Hymenaria

Side View of Flower

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

Full Shade Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Dirty Brown Eria

Flower Size

Found in western Sumatra at elevations around 1370 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with ascending, more or less terete stems carrying elliptic-lanceoalte, acuminte, narrowing basally into flat petiolate base leaves that blooms on an axillary, scurfy, 1" [2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with about 4, ovate, acute floral bracts and sparsely hairy pedicels.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution!!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001;