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

FAINTFragrance Part Sun Cool Spring

Common Name The Green Eulophia

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

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; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999; Field Guide to the Orchids of Northern South Africa and Swaziland McMurty, Grobler, and Burns 2008 colection sheet ok