Eria lasiopetala

Eria lasiopetala

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Eriinae
Genus: Eria
Species: Eria lasiopetala
Binomial name
Eria lasiopetala
(Willd.) Ormerod 1995

Eria lasiopetala is a species of genus Eria


Plant blooms in the spring with seven to twelve 1.25 cm flowers.


Plant is found in montane forest of the Himalayas, China, India, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Penninsular Malaysia, Java and Sumatra at elevations of 390 to 2100 meters


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.


Common Names: The Shaggy Petaled Eria


  1. Aerides lasiopetala Willd. 1805
  2. Dendrobium pubescens Hook. 1824
  3. Epidendrum flos-aeris J.König 1791
  4. Epidendrum lasiopetalum (Willd.) Poir. 1810
  5. Eria flava Lindl. 1830
  6. Eria lanata Griff. 1851
  7. Eria polystachya Wight 1851
  8. Eria pubescens (Hook.) Lindl. ex Loudon 1830
  9. Eria pubescens var. lanata (Griff.) Karth. 1989
  10. Octomeria flava Wall. ex Steud. 1841
  11. Octomeria pubescens (Hook.) Spreng. 1827
  12. Pinalia pubescens (Hook.) Kuntze 1891

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