Earina deplanchei Rchb.f. 1876

Plant and Flowers in situ New Caledonia Photos by Edouard Faria

Common Name Deplanche's Earina

Flower Size small

Found in New Caledonia in sunny scrublands at elevations up to 1300 meters as a large to giant sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial or ocasionally low epiphyte with a stiff, thick, woody stem carrying many, coriaceous, linear, conduplicate leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, very long, many flowered inflorescence that can rebloom more than one time.

Synonyms Earina crassicaulis Kraenzl. 1929

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe Neo-Caledonienne D'Orchidophile 1995 photo fide;