Eria yanshanensis S.C.Chen 1988

Photo by Ye Deping


Common Name The Yanshan Eria - in China Yan Shan Mao Lan

Flower Size

Found in Yunnan province of China and northern Vietnam in dense forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short, flexuous sparsely pubescent rhizome giving rise to close set, cylindric pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblong-oblanceolate, nearly leathery when dried, 9 main veined, subacute leaves that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on a terminal, 6 to 7.6" [15 to 19 cm] long, laxly 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate floral bracts.

Synonyms Trichosma yanshanensis (S.C.Chen) Aver. 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;