Eulophia macowanii Rolfe 1912

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Plant and Flowers in situ Photos by Cameron & Rhoda McMaster and their African Bulbs - South African Orchid Page

Full sun Cool Cold LATERSpringEARLYsummer

Common Name Macowan's Eulophia [English Chemist and Botanist early 1900's]

Flower Size 1.4" [6 cm]

Found in Cape Province and Natal in coastal grasslands in full sun at elevations close to sea level as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with slightly leathery, usually spreading leaves that blooms in the later spring and early summer on an erect, terminal, to 10" to 16" [25 to 40 cm] long, 4 to 20 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate flowers

Synonyms Eulophia schnelliae L.Bolus 1946

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 photo fide; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 24 1457 - 1520 Brieger 1991 drawing ok