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Eria javanica blooming now

This is a discussion on Eria javanica blooming now within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Found in southern China, NE India, Sikkim, Myanamar, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Celebes, ...

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    Default Eria javanica blooming now

    Found in southern China, NE India, Sikkim, Myanamar, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Celebes, Moluccas, New Guinea and the Philippines in lowlands forests on mangroves in swamp forests and lower montane laurel forests as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte or occasional lithophye at elevations of sealevel to 1200 meters with ovoid to laterally compressed, pyriform, basally sheathed pseudobulbs with 1 or 2 lanceolate, acuminate, petiolate leaves that are darker above than below that blooms in the spring and summer on a subterminal, erect to drooping, to 2' [to 60 cm] long and taller than the leaves, hairy stalked, racemose inflorescence that is longer than the leaves, has lanceolate bracts, and many [50] star like, sweetly fragrant flowers evenly distributed on all sides of the raceme arising from the nodes at the apex of a mature pseudobulb.(From IOSPE)



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    Hi, Nelson, I like this one.

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    Wow! That is impressive... you make me feel bad for keeping my plants indoors... I feel like I am abusing them!

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    Default Thank you, Julie and Joe.

    Quote Originally Posted by Alplily NH View Post
    Wow! That is impressive... you make me feel bad for keeping my plants indoors... I feel like I am abusing them!
    It has its disadvantages.
    For example, during the recent typhoons, the leaves got crushed during the melee.

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    Pretty. I wish I could smell it.

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    another lovely specie.... thanks for sharing.

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