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Eria javanica
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochileae
Subtribe: Eriinae
Genus: Eria
Type species
Eria stellata
  • Aporodes (Schltr.) W.Suarez & Cootes
  • Erioxantha Raf.
  • Exeria Raf.
  • Forbesina Ridl.
  • Gunnarorchis Brieger
  • Octomeria D.Don
  • Trichosma Lindl.
  • Xiphosium Griff.

Eria is a genus of orchids with more than 50 species distributed in China, the Himalayas, the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia.


Eria species accepted by Plants of the World Online as of February 2021:

Formerly placed here

Many former Eria species have been recategorized in other genera (e.g. Bryobium, Cylindrolobus, Cryptochilus, Dendrolirium, Mycaranthes, Pinalia, Plocoglottis):


  1. ^ a b c "Eria". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2021. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, overview, Eria
  3. ^ Flora of China, v 25 p 343, 毛兰属 mao lan shu, Eria
  4. ^ Endemic orchids of the Philippines 2009 J.Cootes
  5. ^ "The Plant List".

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