Special Hours

The U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, due to an official government function. The Conservatory will return to normal hours December 7.

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.