Eulophia hologlossa Schltr. 1913 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part SunHot Spring

Common Name The Whole Lipped Eulophia [refers to the lobeless lip]

Flower Size .64" [1.6 cm]

Found in southeastern Madagascar along banks of peat bogs and lakes at elevations up to 200 meters as a miniature to medium sized, hot growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with tubers without leaves giving rise in the spring to an erect, thin, several distant sheathed, 5.2 to 16" [13 to 40 cm] long, racemose to paniculate, 6 to 18 flowered inflroescence with lanceolate-acuminate, much shorter thant he ovary floral bracts

Synonyms *Lissochilus hologlossus (Schltr.) H.Perrier 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1941 as Lissochilus hologlossa drawing fide; Orchids of Madagasdcar Hermans, Cribb Bosser and Du Puy 2007; A Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Hermans & Cribb 2009