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Pinalia bogoriensis var. kurokawae

Pinalia bogoriensis var. kurokawae

Pinalia bogoriensis (J.J.Sm.) Schuit., Y.P.Ng & H.A.Pedersen var. kurokawae (T.Hashim.) Schuit., Y.P.Ng & H.A.Pedersen, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 186 (2018) 196

Type: Tsukuba cult. (Hashimoto TNS 9504144) 56098 (holo TNS)


  • Eria bogoriensis J.J.Sm. var. kurokawae T.Hashim., Ann. Tsukuba Bot. Gard. 7 (1988) 165.

This variety differs from the typical variety by having longer floral bracts (0.25-0.5 cm long) and sepals which are more or less pubescent on the outer surfaces. (After Hashimoto, 1988).

Not recorded, presumably white with a red-purple column apex, as in Eria bogoriensis J.J.Sm. var. bogoriensis.


Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Papua New Guinea.

Epiphyte. Warm growing epiphyte.

Not known

  • Family Orchidaceae
  • Subfamily Epidendroideae
  • Tribe Podochileae
  • Subtribe Eriinae
  • Genus Eria
  • Section Urostachya
  • Species Eria bogoriensis
  • Variety Eria bogoriensis var. kurokawae

Eria bogoriensis J.J.Sm. var. kurokawae T.Hashim. was described from a cultivated plant of which the exact collecting locality was not known. We suspect it may not have been from New Guinea.

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Pinalia bogoriensis var. kurokawae

overview picture Urostachya bogoriensis var. bogoriensis (inedit).

Pinalia bogoriensis var. kurokawae

Urostachya bogoriensis var. bogoriensis (inedit), habit, photo A. Schuiteman, based on Leiden cult. 20299 (Franken & Roos), from Java