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Eria bractescens

Eria bractescens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Eriinae
Genus: Eria
Species: Eria bractescens
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Binomial name
Eria bractescens
Lindley 1841


Eria bractescens is a species of genus Eria

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in summer with up to 15 flowers. Flowers are fragrant and 1.4 cm wide.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in trees in the lowland forest of Assam, Bangladesh, Eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Andaman Islands, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Moluccas, Sulawesi and the Philippines at elevations of 20 to 1800 meters

CultureEdit

Plant should be grown in a shady area with intermediate to warm temperatures. plants should be watered two to three times a week with dry outs between watering. Plants should be potted in medium fir bark with perlite or in sphagnum moss.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Bracteate Eria

SynonymsEdit

  1. Dendrobium subterrestre Gagnep. 1930
  2. Eria dillwynia Hkr. 1845
  3. Eria griffithii Rchb.f. 1870
  4. Eria kurzii Anderson ex Hook.f. 1890
  5. Eria litoralis Teijsm. & Binn 1862
  6. Eria pulchella Griff. 1851
  7. Pinalia bractescens [Lindl.] O.Ktze. 1891
  8. Pinalia pulchella Kuntze 1891
  9. Tropilis subterrestris (Gagnep.) Rauschert 1983

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