Eulophia dentata Ames 1911


Photos by The Utinatusin Website

Partial shade Hot Warm Spring

Common Name The Toothed Eulophia - in CHina Bao Dao Mei Guan Lan

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm]

Found in Taiwan and the Philippines in grasslands on mountanous slopes at elevations of 200 t o600 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with ovate pseudobulbs carrying linear, appearing after flowering leaves taht blooms in the spring on an erect, 8 to 165" [20 to 40 cm] long, 6 to 15 flowered inflorescence carrying nodiding flowers.

Synonyms Eulophia graminea var. kitamurae (Masam.) S.S.Ying 1977; Eulophia kitamurae Masam. 1932; Eulophia segawae Fukuy. 1934; Eulophia taiwanensis Hayata 1911; Eulophia taiwanensis var. kitamurae (Masam.) Masam. 1932

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan an Illustrated Guide Lin & Wang 2014 as E taiwanensis photos fide