Eria ventricosa Leav. 1909 SECTION Urostachya

Inflorescence Photos by Mieczslaw and The RV Orchidtalk Website

Part shade Warm Cool Spring

Common Name The Thick Bellied Eria

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found on Luzon, Mindoro, Negros and Mindanao Islands in the Philippines at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect pseudobulbs carrying 2, lanceolate to oblanceolate, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on up to 3, short white pubescent, arching, to 35 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pinalia ventricosa (Leav.) W.Suarez & Cootes 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 as Pinalia ventricosa photo fide;

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