Eulophia epiphanoides Schltr. 1915 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Sun Warm Winter

Common Name The ? Eulophia

Flower Size

Found in southwestern Tanzania in red sandy soil in forests at elevations of 700 to 900 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with subterranean fleshy rhizome like tubers without leaves, giving rise in the winter to an erect, slender, peduncle wiry, rachis .8 to 4" [2 to 10 cm] long, 3.6 to 10" [9 to 25 cm] long overall, laxly 4 to 15 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Tropical East Africa Vol 3 Cribb 1989 drawing ok; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Part 2 Pope 1998;