Eria tricolor Thwaites 1864 SECTION Pinalia Drawing by M.D.Dassanayake & F.R.Fosberg and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep shade

Common Name The Three Colored Eria

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Sri Lanka as a miniature sized epiphyte with cylindric-coni, many noded pseudobulbs carrying 6 to 7, towards the apex, linear-lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves thqat blooms on an erect, from the nodes of mid pseudobulb, 4.8" [12 cm] long, loosely several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Pinalia tricolor (Thwaites) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;

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