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Eulophia tuberculata

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Cyrtopodiinae
Genus: Eulophia
Species: Eupha. tuberculata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Eulophia tuberculata
Bolus 1889


Eulophia tuberculata is a species of Eulophia

Description[]

Plant blooms in the spring with ten to thirty 2.5 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in deciduous woodlands and grasslands in Burundi, Zaire, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Cape Province and Transvaal South Africa at elevations of 1100 to 1900 meters

Culture[]

Plants grow in cool conditions with moderate lighting. Pot in fine bark or sphagnum moss. Water regularly during the summer, about once every two days and gradually reduce as winter approaches winter. Plants can be infrequently in the winter to keep the pseudobulbs from shriveling, but with hold watering until new shoots appear.

Naming[]

Common Name: The Swollen Eulophia

Synonyms[]

  1. Eulophia verrucosa (Rolfe) Butzin 1975
  2. Lissochilus leendertziae Schltr. 1924
  3. *Lissochilus platypetalus Lindl. 1836
  4. Lissochilus verrucosus Rolfe 1897
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