AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Oeceoclades lanceata (H.Perrier) Garay & P.Taylor, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 24: 263 (1976).
Homotypic Synonyms:
Eulophia lanceata H.Perrier, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 82: 156 (1935).
Description:
Perrier has reduced this species to a synonym of Eulophia pandurata Rolfe, but the two are amply distinct from one another in floral details, especially in the shape of the lip. Vegetative it is reminiscent of Oeceoclades seychellarum. The flowers are rose-colored.
Habitat:
Distribution:
C. Madagascar