Erythrodes humilis (Blume) J.J.Sm. 1907


Plant and Flowers

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

Deep shade Hot Cool LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Low Down Erythrodes

Flower Size

Found In Malaysia, Sumatra and Java in light forests at elevations of 200 to 1200 meters as a medium sized [in flower], hot to cool growing terrestrial with more or less 6, in the basal third of the stem, well spaced, ovate, apiculate, petiolate base [usually less than .8" [2 cm] long, leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, to 6" [15 cm] long, peduncle, the rachis to 2.8" [7 cm] long, 8.8" [22 cm] long overall, more or less to 10 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Physurus humilis Blume 1859

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Sm. 1908 drawing fide; Studies in the family Orchidaceae Vol VII Ames 1922 as Erythrodes humili; A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon Vol 2 Dassanayake & Fosberg 1981 not = E latiloba; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;