Eria oligotricha acutiloba

Eria oligotricha Schltr. var. acutiloba Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1912) 666

Type: Schlechter 19031 (holo B, lost)

Differs from the typical form in the lateral lobes of the lip being smaller, lanceolate, and acute. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Colours: Not recorded, probably as for the typical variety.

Habitat: Epiphyte in montane forest. Altitude 1000 m.

Flowering time in the wild: December.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea. See map: 282-519M.JPG

Cultivation: Intermediate growing epiphyte.