!Eriodes barbata (Lindl.) Rolfe 1915

Plant and Flowers in situ Thailand Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

Another Angle Photo by Art Vogel

Fragrance Part Sun Warm Cool Fall Winter

Common Name The Bearded Eriodes [refers to the hairy pedicel] - In China Mao Geng Lan

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in northeastern India, Bhutan, Myanamar, Thailand and Vietnam in open forests or in forests margins on tree trunks at elevations around 1200 to 1700 meters as a medium to large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with sulcate, globose pseudobulbs enveloped basally by fibrous sheaths and carrying 1 to 3, plicate, 3 to 5 nerved, lanceolate, acute to acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a basal, erect, laxly 9 flowered, narrowing from broad base, pubescent, slender, weakly fractiflex, to 32" [to 80 cm] long, racemose inflorescence with pubescent, lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms Coelogyne nigrofurfuracea Guillaumin 1955; Eria barbata (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1861; Neotainiopsis barbata (Lindl.) Bennet & Raizada 1981; Pinalia barbata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; * Tainia barbata Lindl. 1857; Tainiopsis barbata (Lindl.) Schltr. 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Refugium Botanicum Reichenbach 1872 as Eria barbata drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Eria barbata; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Tainiopsis barbata; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Eria barbata; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 43-46 Thuniinae etc 1984 photo fide; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; The Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Illustrations Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;

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