Eria dasypus Rchb.f. 1864 SECTION Pinalia
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Common Name or Meaning The Hairy Eria
Flower Size 3/8" [9mm]
Found in Myanmar at elevations around 1000 to 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short, cylindric pseudobulb partially enveloped by several dark red brown leaf bearing sheaths carrying 2 to 3, apical, narrowly oblanceolate, obtuse, basally clasping leaves that blooms from the nodes near the apex of the cane with short, 3 to 4 flowered, downy white inflorescence with inflated, broadly ovate, apiculate, brownish bracts.
Synonyms Pinalia dasypus (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1870 drawing fide; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; Opera Botanica #62 Orchid Genera in Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 drawing good/photo fide