Eria tomentosa (J.König) Hook.f. 1890 SECTION Dendrolirium

Inflorescence Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright ©, and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

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Common Name The Tomentose Eria - In China Rong Lan

Flower Size 3/4" [1 cm]

Found in Assam, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam and southern Yunnan China on trees in sparse woods at elevations of 200 to 1500 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying up to 3, linear, soft, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a basal, erect, pubescent, 2" [5 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dendrolirium tomentosum (J.Koenig) S.C.Chen & J.J.Wood 2009; *Epidendrum tomentosum J.König 1791; Eria fuerstenbergiana Schltr. 1914; Eria hainanensis Rolfe 1903; Pinalia tomentosa (J.König) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960 drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections photo ok; Contribution to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975; Opera Botanica #62 Orchid Genera in Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 drawing good; The Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen & Mori 1997 photo good; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Orchid Flora of Kamrup District, Assam Iswar Chandra Barua 2001 drawing fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Hainan Island Wild Orchid illustrations 2005 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo ok; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as Dendrolirium tomentosum; Flora of China Illustrations Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 as Dendrolirium tomentosum drawing ok; The Atlas of Wild Orchids in Hainan Island, China Shenyan and Junmei 2010 photo fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 as Dendrolirium tomentosum photos fide; Wild Orchids in Thailand 2 Vadhanaphuti 2014 photo fide