Eulophia perrieri Schltr. 1913

Drawing of Plant and Flowers Drawings by Schlechter/Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Partial shade Hot Warm winter

Common Name Perrier's Eulophia

Flower Size

Found in northwestern Madagascar on shady wet rocks at elevations around 500 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing lithophyte with subterranean, fusiform pseudobulbs carrying fleshy, linear, acute leaves with an inflated sheathing base that blooms in the winter on an erect, branching, longer than the leaves, to 18" [45 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Lissochilus perrieri (Schltr.) H. Perrier 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as Lissochilus perrieri drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; A Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Hermans & Cribb 2009