Earina floripecten Kraenzl. 1929


Plant and Flowers in situ New Caledonia Photos by Jean Jacques Villegente and Endemia New Caledonia Website

Partial sun Warm Spring Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Bottle Brush Earina

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New Caledonia at elevations around 450 to 1000 meters as a medium to large sized, warm growing terrestrial or lithophyte that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, terminal, 20 to 28" [50 to 70 cm] long overall, rachis to 6" [15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescencce.

Similar to E valida but this one differs in having a wider column.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide;