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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.