AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Key to the Eulophia in section Saprolophia
Description:
Chlorophylless saprophytes; tubers; when very old corm shaped, the most recent narrower, emitting a large raceme of fleshy, white flowers from the base. Covered by small imbricating, brown, deltoid-obtuse scales basally, with the sides expanding with age, the scape and new growth bud develops each year simultaneously upon maturation of the old bulb..................... Eulophia hologlossa
References:
World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ accessed 26/08/2019