Eria xanthocheila

Eria xanthocheila

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Eriinae
Genus: Eria
Species: Eria xanthocheila
Binomial name
Eria xanthocheila
Ridl. 1907

Eria xanthocheila is a species of genus Eria


Plant blooms in the summer with up to twenty five 1.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found in the lowland forest of Southern Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, and the northern Philippines at elevations of 300 to 1600 meters.


Plant should be grown in a moderately lighted area with cool to warm temperatures. plants should be watered two to three times a week with dry outs between watering. Plants should be potted in a free draining medium such as medium fir bark with perlite or in sphagnum moss.


Common Names: The Yellow Lip Eria


  1. Eria wichersii Schltr. 1911

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