Eulophia ramosa Ridl. 1885 Photo by Guy Eric Onjalalaina and The I Naturalist Website

Partial shade Hot summer Winter Spring

Common Name The Branching Eulophia [refers to the inflorescence]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Madagascar in western dry forests at eleavations up to 1000 meters as a medium to large sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial or lithophyte with narrowly cylindrical to stem-like pseudobulbs carrying grass-like, developing at flowering leaves that blooms in the summer, winter and spring on an erect, branching, 20 to 32" [50 to 80 cm] long, very laxly several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Eulophia ramentacea Wight 1851; Eulophia virens Stocks ex Lindl. 1858; Graphorkis pratensis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1941 drawing go; Orchids of Madagascar Herms, Cribb, Du Puy and Bosser 2007; A Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Hermans and Cribb 2009