Eulophia streptopetala var. stenophylla (Summerh.) P.J.Cribb

This variety is accepted, and its native range is E. Tropical Africa.

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General Description

Differs from the typical variety in having long, slender leaves, 4–14(–18) mm. wide; very small flowers with the sepals up to 14 mm. long and 5 mm. wide; the petals elliptic, up to 12 mm. long, 8 mm. wide; and the lip 8–10 mm. long and without a noticeable callus of thickened veins on the lip mid-lobe.

Habitat

In shade of bushes or in open in grassland or on rocky hillsides; 1400–2100 m.

Native to:

Kenya, Uganda

Eulophia streptopetala var. stenophylla (Summerh.) P.J.Cribb appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Gardner, H.M. [1473], Kenya K000284865 No
Napier, E.R. [2189], Kenya K000284866 No
Cunningham-van Someren, G.R. [49], Kenya K000284870 No
Opiko, B. [8772], Kenya K000284872 No
Williams, G.R. [730], Kenya K000284874 No
Williams, G.R. [730], Kenya K000284875 No
Napier, E.R. [5207], Kenya K000284858 No
Verdcourt, B. [1165], Kenya K000284862 No
Verdcourt, B. [1165], Kenya K000284863 No
Gilbert Rogers, C. [461], Kenya K000284871 No
Opiko, B. [8772], Kenya K000284873 No
Eggeling, W.J. [2405], Uganda K000284853 No
Battiscombe, E. [565], Kenya K000284860 No
Gardner, H.M. [1473], Kenya K000284864 No
Rilter von Hohnel, L. [48], Kenya K000078391 No
Mkeya, A.S. [978], Tanzania K000284877 No
Napier, E.R. [5207], Kenya K000284859 No
Cunningham-van Someren, G.R. [49], Kenya K000284868 Yes
Bally, P.R.O. [2707], Kenya K000284861 No
Friis, I. [2685], Kenya K000284867 No
Someren, D. van [2629], Kenya K000284876 No
Kenya Eulophia stenophylla 119.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [8703], Kenya Eulophia stenophylla 120.000 No
Kenya Eulophia stenophylla 137.000 No
Tanzania Eulophia stenophylla 14841.000 No
Copley, H. [7], Kenya Eulophia stenophylla 14842.000 No
Greenway, P. [12,196], Tanzania Eulophia stenophylla 29292.000 No
Brandham, P.E. [2451], Kenya Eulophia stenophylla 39684.000 No
Kenya Eulophia stenophylla 42888.000 No
Protzen, G. [2], Kenya Eulophia stenophylla 44131.000 No
Brandham, P.E. [2452], Kenya Eulophia stenophylla 48634.000 No
Bytebier [822], Kenya Eulophia stenophylla 77717.000 No

First published in Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Orchid.(3): 471 (1989)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. (2021). Orchidaceae of West-Central Africa 3: 1-555. Koeltz Scientific books, Koenigsheim, Germany.

Eulophiinae: e-monocot.org

  • Summerhayes, V.S. Original description of Eulophia streptopetala var. stenophylla. Orchid.(3), (2010).

  • Eulophiinae: e-monocot.org

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