Eulophia mannii (Rchb.f.) Hook.f.1890 Drawing by Icones 22 Hooker 1892

Part Shade LATESpringSummer

Common Name Mann's Eulophia [British Forester andd Orchid Collector later 1800's]

Flower Size .84" [2.2]

Found in Assam and Sikkim in warm valleys as a giant sized terrestrial with rhizomatous, fleshy, transversely fusiform pseudobulbs carrying 2, present during flowering, linear, acuminate to linear-lanceolate, 3 veined leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on an axillary, racemose, [46 to 72 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with oblanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying yellow to yellowish-green flowers.

Synonyms *Cyrtopera mannii Rchb.f. 1872; Graphorkis mannii (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 22 Hooker 1892 as drawing fide; Orchids of the Sikkim Himalayas King & Pantling 1898 drawing not?; Indian Orchids Guide to Identification and Culture Pradhan 1979 drawing fide; Orchids of the Kamrup District Assam Barua 2001; The Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002;

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