Eulophia streptopetala

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Eulophia streptopetala


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 streptopetala
Varietates: (3)
E. s. var. rueppelii – E. s. var. stenophylla – E. s. var. streptopetala



Eulophia streptopetala Lindl., Bot. Reg. 12: t. 1002 (1826)


  • Basionym
    • Lissochilus streptopetalus (Lindl.) Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 191 (1833)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Rwanda, Zaïre.
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan.
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Namibia, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland, Northern Provinces.
  • Asia-Temperate
    • Arabian Peninsula
      • Yemen.

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



Primary references

  • Lindley, J. 1826. Botanical Register; Consisting of Coloured Figures of Exotic Plants Cultivated in British Gardens; with their History and Mode of Treatment. London 12: t. 1002.

Vernacular names

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