Eria tricuspidata Rolfe 1899 SECTION Mycaranthes

Inflorescence Photos by Art Vogel

Part shade

Common Name The Three Cusped Eria

Flower Size

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests in the forrks of large trees and on old coffee bushes at elevations of 900 to 15000 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with cane-like stems carrying several, linear leaves that blooms in the suumer and fall on 7 to 8, to 8" [to 20 cm] long, successively 5 to 10, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Eria vanvuurenii J.J.Sm. 1917; Mycaranthes tricuspidata (Rolfe) Rauschert 1983; Mycaranthes vanvuurenii (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A To Z of Southeast Asian Species O'Byrne 2001 photo ok;