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Eria javanica

Eria javonica.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Eriinae
Genus: Eria
Species: Eria javanica
Binomial name
Eria javanica
(Sw.) Blume 1836

Eria javanica is a species of genus Eria


Plant blooms in summer with up to 50 flowers. Flowers are fragrant and 3.75 cm wide


Plant is found in trees in the tropical forest of China, NE India, Sikkim, Myanamar, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Celebes, Moluccas, New Guinea and the Philippines at elevations of 0 to 1200 meters


Plant should be grown in a shady area with 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.


Common Names: The Javanese Eria


  1. Callista javanica (Sw.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Callista perakensis (Hook. f.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Dendrobium javanicum Sw. 1856
  4. Dendrobium perakense Hook. f. 1890
  5. Dendrolirium rugosum Blume 1825
  6. Eria cochleata Lindl. 1844
  7. Eria fragrans Rchb. f. 1864
  8. Eria inamoena Schltr. 1911
  9. Eria pseudo-stellata Schltr. 1906
  10. Eria rugosa Lindl. 1828
  11. Eria stellata Lindl. 1825
  12. Eria striolata Rchb. f. 1888
  13. Eria vaginata Benth. 1881
  14. Katherinea perakensis (Hook. f.) A.D. Hawkes 1956
  15. Octomeria stellata (Lindl.) Spreng. 1828
  16. Octomeria vaginata Breda Kuhl & Hasselt ?
  17. Pinalia fragrans (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  18. Pinalia rugosa (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  19. Pinalia stellata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  20. Pinalia striolata (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891
  21. Sarcopodium perakense (Hook. f.) Kraenzl. 1910
  22. Tainia stellata (Lindl.) Pfitzer 1888