Eria tjadasmalangensis J.J.Sm. 1918 SECTION Mycaranthes

Plant and Flower Photo by Eric Hunt

Partial ShadeCool Winter

Common Name The Tjadasmalang Eria [City in Java].

Flower Size 1/4" [6 mm]

Found in Sumatra and Java at elevations around 1100 to 1520 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial or epiphyte with close set, robust, elliptic in cross-section, shiny pale green stems carrying up to 9, strap-shaped, apically narrowing and obliquely bilobed, dull dark green leaves that blooms in the winter on up to 5, terminal, densely many flowered, reddish brown minutely pubescent, 20 3/4" [52 cm] long, pale green inflorescence with triangular, acute floral bracts..

Synonyms Mycaranthes tjadasmalangensis (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo good

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