Erythrodes purpurascens Schltr. 1905 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Fall

Common Name The Shimmering Purple Erythrodes

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 40 meters as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with reddish tinged leaves and blooms in nthe fall with small flowers.

Schlechter states that the front lobe of the lip is smaller than other species of the genus.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 Drawing fide;