Eria paniculata Lindl.

First published in N.Wallich, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 32 (1830)
This name is a synonym of Mycaranthes floribunda

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2022). Flora of Thailand 12(3): 671-1015. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department. [Cited as Mycaranthes floribunda.]
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Mycaranthes floribunda.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Eria paniculata.]
  • Kumar, C.S. & Kumar, P.C.S. (2005). An Orchid digest of Manipur Northeastern India. Rheedea 15: 1-70. [Cited as Eria paniculata.]
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India. [Cited as Eria paniculata.]
  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale. [Cited as Eria paniculata.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at and
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