Eria Lindl.

First published in Bot. Reg. 11: t. 904 (1825), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific.


Native to:

Assam, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Society Is., Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Himalaya


Heterotypic Synonyms


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ng, Y.P. & al. (2018). Phylogenetics and sytematics of Eria and related genera (Orchidaceae: Podochileae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 186: 179-201.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 6, 2017 Sazana, S., et al. [SAN 152610] Malaysia K000342078 Yes
Mar 6, 2017 Mohizah, M.; Yahud et al. [S 51182] Malaysia K000342126 Yes
Mar 12, 2012 Yahud, M., et al. [S.88211] Malaysia K000718609 Yes
Jul 8, 2011 Taylor, P. [10] Panama K:SPC-38174.000 No
Mar 1, 2010 Rantai, J.; Lai, S.T. [S 74103] Malaysia K000395988 Yes
Mar 1, 2010 Rantai, J.; Lai, S.T. [S 74104] Malaysia K000395987 Yes
Nov 22, 2002 Hermans, J. [5119] Indonesia K:SPC-70294.000 No
Nov 13, 2002 de Vogel, E.F. [951] Borneo K:SPC-62602.000 No
Feb 1, 1998 Yong, R. [91] Malaysia K:SPC-70818.000 No
Feb 1, 1998 Yong, R. [120] Malaysia K:SPC-70792.000 No
Jan 1, 1998 Yong, R. [12] Malaysia K:SPC-70757.000 No
May 31, 1974 Yandell [300] India K000482438 Yes
Jan 1, 1892 Pantling, R. [1] India K000482436 Yes
Oct 1, 1886 Elves [584] India K000482439 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1867 Griffiths [s.n.] India K000482437 Yes
Jan 1, 1844 Lemann, C.M. [97] India K000482440 Yes
Kerr, A.D. [613] Laos K:SPC-30194.000 No
De Silva, F. [1972] Bangladesh K000960012 Type Yes
Dickson; Yuneeyona [MD 241] Indonesia K:SPC-60969.000 No
de Vogel, E.; Cribb, P. [9219] Malaysia K:SPC-56792.000 No
Mason, L.M. [1957] Borneo K:SPC-29247.000 No
Sands, M.J.S. [70] Indonesia K:SPC-33098.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-19233.000 No
K:SPC-18300.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000827398 Type Yes
Mason, L.M. Papua New Guinea K:SPC-37509.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000827496 Unknown Type Material Yes
Barkman, T. Malaysia K:SPC-60014.000 No
Lewis, B.A. [6] Solomon Islands K:SPC-72026.000 Holotype No
Clarkson, J.R. [2429] Australia K:SPC-44250.000 No
K:SPC-20108.000 No
Sands, M.I.S. [565] Indonesia K:SPC-06049.281 No
K:SPC-22790.000 No
Lamb, A.; Comber, J.B. [AL377/85] Malaysia K:SPC-72808.000 No
Malaysia K:SPC-05692.000 No
K:SPC-26183.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-32903.000 No
K:SPC-32790.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K:SPC-76781.000 No
Vogel, E.F. [s.n.] Malaysia K000364824 Yes
Wood, J.J. [631] Malaysia K:SPC-52163.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000827399 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sri Lanka K:SPC-25261.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-32612.000 No
Cumberlege [1178] Thailand K:SPC-31224.000 No
Womersley K:SPC-28159.000 No
Bailes, C.; Cribb, P. [629] Malaysia K:SPC-55696.000 No
K:SPC-31927.000 No
Bailes, C.P.; Cribb, P.J. [629] Malaysia K:SPC-47884.000 No
Wood, J.J. [729] Malaysia K:SPC-52151.000 No
Chadim, V.A. [K6] K:SPC-30545.000 No
Dickson, M. [MD 130] Indonesia K:SPC-61000.000 No
Giles, C. [648] Borneo K:SPC-32663.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [K477] Indonesia K:SPC-56587.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2140] Japan K:SPC-31473.000 No
Hunt, P.F. [3015] Solomon Islands K:SPC-31790.000 No
Lamb, A. [AL 70/83] Malaysia K:SPC-49627.000 No
K000364983 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K:SPC-76642.000 No
Malaysia K:SPC-45053.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-28333.000 No
Vogel, E.F., et al [20060165] Malaysia K001222403 Yes
Carr, C.E. [K22] Malaysia K:SPC-21296.000 No
Hunt, P.F. [2372] Solomon Islands K:SPC-27549.000 No
de Vogel, E.; Cribb, P. [9136] Malaysia K:SPC-56735.000 No
de Vogel, E.; Cribb, P. [9133] Malaysia K:SPC-56807.000 No
K:SPC-21319.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Brunei K:SPC-76634.000 No
K:SPC-20100.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000827495 Unknown Type Material Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 1972] Bangladesh K001114828 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lewis, B.; Mcdonagh, J. [31] Vanuatu K:SPC-54939.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-20097.000 No
K:SPC-21313.000 No
Giles, C. [1051] Borneo K:SPC-33091.000 No
K:SPC-75918.000 No
Giles, C. [1,000] Borneo K:SPC-35135.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2761] New Caledonia K:SPC-33359.000 No
Thomas, S.A. [81] Brunei K:SPC-56836.000 No
Micholitz, W. [s.n.] Vietnam K000827327 Unknown Type Material Yes
Barnes, E. India K:SPC-29377.000 No
Dickson; Liliman [MD 167] Indonesia K:SPC-63579.000 No
Bailes, C.P.; Cribb, P.J. [508] Malaysia K:SPC-48138.000 No
Bregulla, H.L. [13] Vanuatu K:SPC-35378.000 No
Sands, M.J.S. [101] Indonesia K:SPC-33935.000 No
Giles, C. [GPS 1036A] Malaysia K:SPC-36137.000 No
Castle-Smith, P.M. Malaysia K:SPC-00578.000 No
Luo Yi-bo China K:SPC-62173.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-25485.000 No
India K:SPC-28843.000 No
Wood, J.J. [722] Malaysia K:SPC-52154.000 No
Sands, M.J.S. [304] Indonesia K:SPC-33215.000 No
K000364939 Yes
Loher [5343] K:SPC-70720.000 No
Giles, C. [1021] Borneo K:SPC-36138.000 No
Malaysia K000364912 Yes
Borneo K:SPC-25995.000 No
Cheang, K.C. Malaysia K:SPC-31361.000 No
Lamb, A. [T.O.C.1935] Malaysia K:SPC-53437.000 No
Malaysia K:SPC-25552.000 No
MacDougal, J. Singapore K:SPC-30652.000 No
Griffith, W. [1258] India K000260021 Type Yes
Borneo K:SPC-09467.000 No
Malaysia K:SPC-62263.000 No
Giles, C. [1020] Borneo K:SPC-06049.047 No
Carr, C.E. [K112] Malaysia K:SPC-09468.000 No
Johns, R.J. [7195] Brunei K:SPC-75047.000 No
Vogel, E.F., et al [980216] Malaysia K001222401 Yes
K:SPC-45046.000 No
Malaysia K:SPC-31476.000 No
Philippines K:SPC-51108.000 No
K000364746 Yes
de Vogel, E.; Cribb, P. [9164] Malaysia K:SPC-56840.000 No
K:SPC-27030.000 No
Johns, R.J. [7182] Brunei K:SPC-75038.000 No
Indonesia K000364810 Yes
Giles, C. [883] Borneo K:SPC-32618.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-32464.000 No
K000364789 Yes
Cribb, P.J. [86] Thailand K:SPC-40234.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-20110.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-19237.000 No
Lewis, G.P. [163] Malaysia K:SPC-43264.000 No
Philippines K000364888 Yes
Beaman; Beaman, J.H. [8307] Malaysia K:SPC-58221.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Papua New Guinea K:SPC-78107.000 No
Philippines K:SPC-63307.000 No
de Vogel, E.; Cribb, P. [9225] Malaysia K:SPC-56832.000 No
Lewis B.A. [6] Solomon Islands K000827418 Holotype Yes
Indonesia K000364857 Yes
Lamb, A. [AL806/87] Malaysia K:SPC-72849.000 No
Milliken, W. [1055] Indonesia K:SPC-58376.000 No
Thailand K:SPC-25480.000 No
Cheang, K.C. Malaysia K:SPC-31707.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-25293.000 No
Gomez, W. [7409] India K000260018 Unknown Type Material Yes
Borneo K:SPC-27532.000 No
Cheang, K.C. Malaysia K:SPC-30755.000 No
India K:SPC-29155.000 No
Lamb, A. [AL 494/85] Malaysia K:SPC-52168.000 No
Borneo K:SPC-19234.000 No
Wickison, S. [95] Solomon Islands K:SPC-52077.000 No
de Vogel, E.; Cribb, P. [9156] Malaysia K:SPC-56783.000 No
New Caledonia K:SPC-52136.000 No
Giles, C. [G.P.S. 654] Malaysia K:SPC-32580.000 No
Roelfsema, T., (Wageningen) [s.n.] Indonesia K:SPC-76632.000 No
Ridsdale, C. Philippines K000364818 Yes
K:SPC-25514.000 No
Giles, C. [85] Malaysia K:SPC-36099.000 No
K:SPC-09469.000 No
Sands, M.I.S. [563] Indonesia K:SPC-06049.288 No
Wheatley, J. [126] Vanuatu K:SPC-53498.000 No
Comber, J.B. Indonesia K:SPC-49164.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Cambodia K:SPC-67196.000 No
Rule, R.H. [5021] Burma K:SPC-30307.000 No
K:SPC-09454.000 No
K000364765 Yes
Bailes, C.; Cribb, P. [712] K:SPC-48356.000 No
Giles, C. [10609] Malaysia K:SPC-36098.000 No
Giles Malaysia K:SPC-32047.000 No
K:SPC-08509.000 No
de Vogel, E.F. [8249] Malaysia K:SPC-71910.000 Isotype No
K:SPC-07638.000 No
Rule, R.H. [1474] K:SPC-00576.000 No
Cumberlege [1178] Thailand K:SPC-25528.000 No
Griffith, W. [1013] India K000827390 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bailes, C.P.; Cribb, P.J. [525] K:SPC-47815.000 No
Lamb, A. [K 56] Malaysia K:SPC-50154.000 No
Ng, Y.P. [28034] K:SPC-70175.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2056] K:SPC-30401.000 No
Sando, M.J.S. [447] Indonesia K:SPC-00900.040 No
Jacobs [7364A] Philippines K:SPC-07691.000 No
Rule, R.H. [5059] Burma K:SPC-30303.000 No
de Vogel, E.F. [951] Borneo K:SPC-70174.000 No
Cribb, P. [89/35] Malaysia K:SPC-54851.000 No
Griffith, W. [s.n.] India K001089594 Unknown Type Material Yes


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