Eria

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Eria
Eria javanica OrchidsBln0906.jpg
Eria javanica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochileae
Subtribe: Eriinae
Alliance: Eria
Genus: Eria
Schltr.
Type species
Eria stelata
Lindl.
Synonyms[2]
  • Aeridostachya (Hook. f.) Brieger
  • Aporodes (Schltr.) W.Suarez & Cootes
  • Ceratium Blume
  • Cylindrolobus (Blume) Brieger
  • Cymboglossum (J.J.Sm.) Brieger, nom. inval.
  • Dendrolirium Blume
  • Erioxantha Raf.
  • Exeria Raf.
  • Forbesina Ridl.
  • Gunnarorchis Brieger
  • Octomeria D.Don, nom. illeg.
  • Trichosia Blume[1]
  • Trichosma Lindl.
  • Xiphosium Griff.
Eria lasiopetala was formerly in Epidendrum

Eria is a large genus of orchids with more than 500 species distributed in China, the Himalayas, the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia.[3][4]

Selected species[5][edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]

Several former Eria species have been recategorized in other genera:[6][7]

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