Eria korinchensis (Ridl.) Ormerod 2014 SECTION Cylindrolobus Bl 1856

Plant and Inflorescence Photo by Leicneagra and The Carup Kami Website

Part shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Mt Kerinci Dendrobium [A mountain in Sumatra]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Sumatra at elevations around 1370 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect stems carrying fleshy, tough, lanceolate, obtuse, unequally bilobed apically, narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms on short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Similar to D salaccense but they differ alot vegetativley and they are in differnt genera.

Synonyms Cylindrolobus korinchensis (Ridl.) Schuit., Y.P.Ng & H.A.Pedersen 2018; Dendrobium korinchense Ridl. 1917; Grastidium korinchense (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium korinchensis; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001; Harvard Pap. Bot. 19: 79; A Synopsis of Eria Lindl. section Cylindrolobus (Blume) Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Eriinae) in Malesia Ormerod 2014

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