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Family: ORCHIDACEAE 

 Eulophia angolensis
 

  
Author:  Victor Samuel Summerhayes 1958
Family:  Orchidaceae
Habitat:  Central and Southern Africa
Soil:  Rich
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  3,5 centimetres
Height:  200 centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Yellow Swamp Orchid
Synonyms:  Cymbidium angolense, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach 1865. Eulophia buchananii (Rchb. f.) Bolus. Eulophia lindleyana,Schltr. Lissochilus buchananii Rchb. f. Lissochilus eylesii Rendle
This member of the Orchidaceae family was given this name by Victor Samuel Summerhayes in 1958. It is found in central and southern Africa, growing in swampy rich soil with lots of water and some to lots of sun. The plant can grow to 200 centimetres with a flower stalk that can reach 200 centimetres, full of yellow flowers. The bulbs can grow to 3,5 centimetres in diameter.