Eulophia brenanii P.J.Cribb & la Croix 1998 Drawing by Judi Stone

Part shade LATEFall EARLY Spring

Common Name Brenan's Eulophia [Original Collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Zaire and Zambia in Miombo forests in bare rocky places under trees without elevational data as a medium sized terrestrial with unknown subterranean, tubers giving rise to a stem carrying 3 to 4, vestigal at flowering leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, terminal, laxly 3 to 7 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts and carrying apparently secund, purplish flowers with sepals dusted with rusty-brown, the petals are paler, the lip midlobe is white or pale lilac and the side lobes have purple veins.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae Part 2 Pope 1998 Drawing fide