Eulophia chilangensis Summerh. 1927 Photo by Parmentier I. and The Copper Flora WebSite

Partial Sun Warm LATE Winter EARLY spring

Common Name The Chilanga Eulophia [An Area of Zambia that is now the Munda Wango Botanical Garden]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Zaire, Angola and Zambia in miombo woodlands, on rocky outcrops or mixed deciduous woodlands at elevations of 900 to 1170 meters as a medium sized, warm growing terrestrial with subterranean, tuberous, elongated, cylindrical perennating organs giving rise to scarcely developed at blooming, linear, acute, stiff, short leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on 1 to 2, erect, 14 to 18" [35 to 45 cm] long, laxly 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of South Central Africa Williamson 1977 drawing ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 24 1457 - 1520 Brieger 1991; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae Part 2 Pope 1998;