Eulophia ovalis

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Eulophia ovalis var. ovalis


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Eulophiinae
Genus: Eulophia
Species: Eulophia ovalis
Varietates: (2)
E. o. var. bainesii – E. o. var. ovalis


Eulophia ovalis Lindl., Companion Bot. Mag. 2: 202 (1837)


  • Homotypic
    • Graphorkis ovalis (Lindl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 662 (1891)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Lesotho, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Swaziland, Northern Provinces.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Lindley, J. 1837. Companion to the Botanical Magazine 2: 202.


Vernacular names[edit]

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