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Eulophia livingstoneana

Eulophia livingstoneana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Cyrtopodiinae
Genus: Eulophia
Species: Eupha. livingstoneana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Eulophia livingstoneana
(Rchb.f.) Summerh. 1947 publ. 1948


Eulophia livingstoneana is a species of Eulophia

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with seven to fifteen 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the grasslands and deciduous forest of Rwanda, Burundi, Central African Republic, Zaire, Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Angola, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Transvaal South Africa, Mozambique, The Comoros and Madagascar at elevations of 0 to 2350 meters

CultureEdit

Plant should be grown in well drain medium such as medium bark, tree fern or full sphagnum moss. Plants are usually grown mounted. Keep plant in warm temperatures in moderate to bright light. Keep mix moist but not wet and reduce watering in the winter.

NamingEdit

Common Name: Livingstone's Eulophia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Eulophia faradjensis De Wild. 1919
  2. Eulophia gracilior (Rendle) Butzin 1975
  3. Eulophia jumelleana Schltr. 1913
  4. Eulophia robusta Rolfe 1910
  5. Eulophia robusta Schltr. 1913
  6. Lissochilus affinis Rendle 1895
  7. Lissochilus cornigerus Rendle 1895
  8. Lissochilus fallax Rchb.f. 1881
  9. Lissochilus faradjensis De Wild. 1919
  10. Lissochilus gracilior Rendle 1895
  11. Lissochilus gracilior var. angusta Rendle 1895
  12. Lissochilus jumelleanus (Schltr.) Schltr. 1915
  13. Lissochilus laggiarae Schltr. 1918
  14. *Lissochilus livingstoneanus Rchb.f. 1881
  15. Lissochilus malangensis Rchb.f. 1881
  16. Lissochilus mediocris Rendle 1895
  17. Lissochilus rutenbergianus Kraenzl. 1882

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