Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

Shaggy petaled Eria

Eria lasiopetala
Plant Botanical Name: 
Eria lasiopetala
USBG Plant Location: 
Conservatory
Conservatory Room Location: 
Jungle

Eria lasiopetala is found primarily in montane forests throughout the Himalayas, southern China, India, Myanamar and southeast Asia. This orchid is a lithophyte, meaning it grows attached to rocks in its native habitat.