Pinalia bractescens (Lindl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 679 1891. (Syn: Dendrobium subterrestre Gagnep.; Eria bractescens Lindl.; Eria bractescens var. latipetala Leav.; Eria dillwynii Hook.; Eria griffithii Rchb.f.; Eria kurzii Anderson ex Hook.f.; Eria littoralis Teijsm. & Binn.; Eria pulchella Griff. [Illegitimate]; Pinalia pulchella Kuntze; Tropilis subterrestris (Gagnep.) Rauschert);
Plant blooms in summer with up to 15 flowers. Flowers are fragrant and 1.4 cm wide.
Plant is found in trees in the lowland forest of Assam, Bangladesh, Eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Andaman Islands, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Moluccas, Sulawesi and the Philippines at elevations of 20 to 1800 meters
Plant should be grown in a shady area with intermediate to warm temperatures. plants should be watered two to three times a week with dry outs between watering. Plants should be potted in medium fir bark with perlite or in sphagnum moss.
(From Orchids Wiki on 20.3.14)
Identification of orchid: Attachments (2). 5 posts by 4 authors.
Please identify. An epiphytic orchid which attached herewith.
Place : Lengpui, Mizoram. Altitude : ca. 400 m. Date : 27-02-2014
It seems like Eria bractescens Lindl.. More clear photographs and locality data are required for confirmation.
Looks like Eria bractescens.
Yes its Eria bractescens, now flowering….
importance of pinalia bractescens : 2 posts by 1 author.
Can you tell me the importance of pinalia bractescens.
May I request you to be more specific in your question.
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