Eria torricellensis Schltr. 1905 SECTION Hymenaria Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Torricelli Eria [A mountain range in New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 900 meters as a warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall.

Schlechter states that the flowers are flesh colored and the lower half of the lip is red.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;

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