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Family: ORCHIDACEAE 

 Eulophia streptopetala
 
 

Photo: Copyright by Pavel Andel
 

  
Author:  John Lindley 1828
Family:  Orchidaceae
Habitat:  Tropical Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  7 centimetres
Height:  30 (90) centimetres
Flower:  Pale Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Striped Petal Eulophia
Synonyms:  Lissochilus krebsii Rchb. f. 1847. Eulophia paivaeana, Summerhayes 1953. Lissochilus krebsii Rchb.f 1847. Lissochilus paivaeanus Rchb. f. 1865. Lissochilus streptopetalus, Lindley 1833
This member of the Orchidaceae  family was described by John Lindley in 1828. It is found in the tropical Africa from east down to south and over to west. It grows in woods and grassland, in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The bulbs will grow up to seven centimetres in diameter, the whole plant will get up to 30 centimetres height, the pale yellow flower 90 centimetres.