Eulophia streptopetala

Eulophia streptopetala

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Cyrtopodiinae
Genus: Eulophia
Species: Eupha. streptopetala
Binomial name
Eulophia streptopetala
Lindley 1828

Eulophia streptopetala is a species of Eulophia


Plant blooms from spring to summer with eight to ten 3.7 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in grasslands and forest of Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Swaziland, Cape Province, Transvaal, and Yemen at elevations of 100 to 2550 meters


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 cool to warm temperatures in moderate to bright light. Keep mix moist but not wet and reduce watering in the winter.


Common Name: The Striped Petal Eulophia


  1. Eulophia crepidata Butzin 1975
  2. Eulophia grantii (Rchb.f.) Summerh. 1953
  3. Eulophia krebsii [Rchb.f]Bolus 1888
  4. Eulophia manganjensis Rolfe 1897
  5. Eulophia paivaeana [Rchb.f] Summerhayes 1953
  6. Eulophia paivaeana subsp. borealis Summerh. 1953
  7. Eulophia rueppelii (Rchb.f.) Summerh. 1940
  8. Eulophia stenophylla Summerh. 1949
  9. Eulophia streptopetala var. rueppelii (Rchb.f.) P.J.Cribb 1979
  10. Eulophia streptopetala var. stenophylla (Summerh.) P.J.Cribb 1989
  11. Eulophia stuhlmannii (Kraenzl.) Butzin 1975
  12. Hypodematium abyssinicum A.Rich. 1850
  13. Lissochilus abyssinicus (A.Rich.) T.Durand & Schinz 1894
  14. Lissochilus arabicus Lindl. 1833
  15. Lissochilus carsonii Rolfe 1897
  16. Lissochilus erythraeae Rolfe 1897
  17. Lissochilus graeferi Kraenzl 1892
  18. Lissochilus graniticus Schweinf. 1894
  19. Lissochilus grantii Rchb.f. 1875
  20. Lissochilus kirkii Rolfe 1897
  21. Lissochilus krebsii Rchb.f 1847
  22. Lissochilus micranthus Kraenzl. 1893
  23. Lissochilus morrumbalaensis De Wild 1904
  24. Lissochilus oatesii Rolfe 1889
  25. Lissochilus oliverianus Rchb.f. 1875
  26. Lissochilus paivaeanus Rchb. f. 1865
  27. Lissochilus papilionaceus Rendle 1895
  28. Lissochilus parviflorus Lindl 1833
  29. Lissochilus renschianus Rchb.f. 1881
  30. Lissochilus rueppelii Rchb.f. 1847
  31. Lissochilus shirensis Rendle 1895
  32. Lissochilus streptopetalus [Lindley]Lindley 1833
  33. Lissochilus stuhlmannii Kraenzl. 1894
  34. Lissochilus ukingensis Schltr 1915

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