Eria stenophylla homoglossa

Eria stenophylla Schltr. var. homoglossa Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1912) 669

Type: Schlechter 19644 (holo B, lost)

Differs from the typical form in the lip which is quite similar to the petals, entire and without callus, in the footless column having a swelling in front below the stigma. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Colours: Not recorded. Probably the same as the typical variety.

Habitat: Epiphyte in montane forest. Altitude 1200 m.

Flowering time in the wild: May.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea. See map: 282-711M.JPG

Cultivation: Intermediate growing epiphyte.