Eulophia saxicola P.J.Cribb & G.Will.1977 Drawing by J S Ball and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Full shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Rock-Loving Eulophia

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Zambia and Zimbabwe in dry rocky areas of open woodlands at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with mostly subterranean, conical, chain-forming pseudobulbous growths giving rise to several, linear, grasslike leaves that area fairly well developed at blooming occuring in the spring on an erect, laxly 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence with several basal bracts and lanceolate, acute floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Part 2 Pope 1998 drawing good; Terrestrial African Orchids, A select Review John S. Ball 2009 drawing fide