Eulophia macra Ridl.1886 Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

Part sun HottoCoolFall

Common Name The Large Eulophia [refers to the plant size]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Madagascar in open forests on exposed areas of rocks at elevations of sea level to 1500 meters as a hot to cool growing terrestro-lithophyte with ovoid-suconical, adpressed pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 4, narrowly linear, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on a newly maturing pseudobulb on a paniculate, loosely diffuse, many flowered inflorescence with distant, thin, adpressed and acumiante bracts and has linear-acute floral bracts

Synonyms Eulophia ambositrana Schltr. 1916; Lissochilus macer (Ridl.) H.Perrier 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 24 1457 - 1520 Brieger 1991 photo fide; Manual Of Orchids Stewart 1995; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb and Bosser 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide


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