African Plant Database

Eulophia speciosa (R. Br. ex Lindl.) Bolus
Information on the genus : Eulophia
Basionym : Lissochilus speciosus R. Br. ex Lindl.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lissochilus speciosus R. Br. ex Lindl.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eulophia leucantha (Kraenzl.) Sölch
=Lissochilus leucanthus Kraenzl. (1904)
=Eulophia wakefieldii (Rchb. f. & S. Moore) Summerh.
=Lissochilus wakefieldii Rchb. f. & S. Moore
=Lissochilus hereroensis auct.
=Lissochilus calopterus Rchb. f.
=Eulophia caloptera (Rchb. f.) Summerh.
=Eulophia austrooccidentalis Sölch
=Eulophia speciosa var. culveri Schltr.
=Eulophia coutreziana Geerinck
=Eulophia brevisepala (Rendle) Summerh.
=Lissochilus brevisepalus Rendle (1895)
=Eulophia dispersa N.E. Br.
=Lissochilus dispersus (N.E. Br.) Rolfe (1893)
=Eulophia homblei (De Wild.) Butzin
=Lissochilus homblei De Wild. (1919)
=Eulophia sapinii De Wild.
=Eulophia volkensii (Rolfe) Butzin
=Lissochilus volkensii Rolfe (1897)
=Satyrium giganteum L. f. (1782)
=Limodorum giganteum (L. f.) Thunb. (1794)
=Cymbidium giganteum (L. f.) Sw. (1799)
=Epidendrum giganteum (L. f.) Poir. (1810)
=Cyrtopera gigantea (L. f.) Lindl. (1833)
=Lissochilus rendlei Rolfe (1897)
=Lissochilus sapinii De Wild. (1919)
=Lissochilus graniticus Rchb. f. (1878)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte, Succulent- Ht 0.4 - 0.9 m. Alt: 5 - 1220 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 25: 184 (1889).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 5: t.168 (1925).
  • (1989). Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae[3]: 473
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 130 (1997).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 114 (1997).
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 377 (1999).
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see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 45780
Record n°45780
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