Eulophia chlorantha Schltr. 1895 Photo by The Mountainlands Nature Reserve Website

FAINTFragrance Part Sun Cool Spring

Common Name The Green Eulophia

Flower Size

Found in Swaziland and Transvaal South Africa in open sunny grasslands between rocks at elevations of 200 to 1600 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with narrow grass like leaves that are partly developed at anthesis and blooms in the spring on an erect, laxly 5 to 8 flowered inflorescence carrying faintly fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Orthochilus chloranthus (Schltr.) Bytebier 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982; Field Guide to the Orchids of Northern South Africa and Swaziland McMurty, Grobler, and Burns 2008 colection sheet ok