Eria lobata (Blume) Rchb.f.1857 SECTION Mycaranthes

Photo by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Photos by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Common Name or Meaning The Lobed Eria

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Java and Sumatra in riverine and ridge forests at elevations of 200 to 1700 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with clustered stems carrying 5 to 7, narrowly lanceolate, acute, apically uneven leaves that blooms in the winter on 1 to 3, apical, 5.6" to 8" [14 to 20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Cymbidium parviflorum Reinw. ex Lindl.1859; Eria reinwardtii Lindl. 1859; *Mycaranthes lobata Blume 1825; Pinalia lobata (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Pinalia reinwardtii (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 as Mycaranthes lobata photo plant only; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide to the 1st ok to the 2nd; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005 as Mycaranthes lobata; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 8 2011 as Mycaranthes lobata; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 20 2017 as Mycaranthes lobata photo/drawing fide;