Eulophia tenella Rchb. f.

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Eulophia tenella

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chinziwa, Vumba

Eulophia tenella

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chinziwa, Vumba

Eulophia tenella

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chinziwa, Vumba

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Synonyms: Eulophia natalensis Rchb. f.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Small terrestrial less than 30 cm tall. Leaves linear, grass-like, usually present at time of flowering. Inflorescence fairly densely few to several flowered. Sepals greenish, heavily spotted brown or dull purple; petals pale yellow, blotched with purple on the inside; lip 3-lobed, yellowish-brown with fleshy lamellae on the 3 central veins; spur 2-3.5 mm.
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Habitat: In submontane grassland.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Dec - Jan
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: MS
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Monday 3 November 2008
Literature:

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 469 - 471.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 84.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eulophia tenella
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eulophia tenella
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eulophia tenella
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Tropicos: Eulophia tenella


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Eulophia tenella.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=119650, retrieved 20 May 2019

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