Eria versicolor J.J.Sm. 1909 SECTION Hymenaria

Eria cf versicolor TYPE Drawing by J J Smith / Drawing by Peter O.Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep shade Hot Fall

Common Name The Colorful Eria

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Borneo in riverine forests at elevations around 300 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, cylindrical stems carrying towards the apex, 4 or so, elliptic-lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, short few flowered inflorescence with large floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood 1994;