Erythrodes celebensis P.O'Byrne 2001

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Sulawesi Erythrodes

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in light to deep shade in humus rich soils on riverbanks and along the margins of riverine and secondary forests at elevations of 700 to 800 meters as a medium to just large sized, warm growing terrestrial with a tall, erect atem carrying ovate leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, terminal, crowded, to 14" [to 35 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Similar to E blumei but differs in the taller stem, narrower leaves and the more crowded inflroescence as well as the 2 distinct ridges onnthe visible part of the lip.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide

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