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Eulophia speciosa

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This one originates from the Cost Province of Kenya.

The inflorescence is 1-1½ meter high.

Cymbidium giganteum (L.f.) Sw.
Cyrtopera gigantea (L.f.) Lindl.
Epidendrum giganteum (L.f.) Poir.
Eulophia austrooccidentalis Sölch
Eulophia brevisepala (Rendle) Summerh.
Eulophia caloptera (Rchb.f.) Summerh.
Eulophia coutreziana Geerinck
Eulophia dispersa N.E.Br.
Eulophia homblei (De Wild.) Butzin
Eulophia leucantha (Kraenzl.) Sölch
Eulophia sapinii De Wild.
Eulophia volkensii (Rolfe) Butzin
Eulophia wakefieldii (Rchb.f. & S.Moore) Summerh.
Limodorum giganteum (L.f.) Thunb.
Lissochilus brevisepalus Rendle
Lissochilus calopterus Rchb.f.
Lissochilus dispersus (N.E.Br.) Rolfe
Lissochilus graniticus Rchb.f.
Lissochilus hereroensis Kraenzl.
Lissochilus homblei De Wild.
Lissochilus leucanthus Kraenzl.
Lissochilus rendlei Rolfe
Lissochilus sapinii De Wild.
Lissochilus speciosus R.Br.
Lissochilus volkensii Rolfe
Lissochilus wakefieldii Rchb.f. & S.Moore
Satyrium giganteum L.f.

Author: Harry Bolus, 1889
Origin:  Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe
Soil:  Rich - Sandy
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  3,5 Centimetres
Height:  30 (120) Centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Corms
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Lissochilus speciosus, Robert Brown, 1821.
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This member of the Orchidaceae family was given this name by Harry Bolus in 1889. It is found in central and southern Africa, growing in grass and woodlands' rich soil, clay or sandy soil with lots of water and some to lots of sun. The plant can grow to 30 centimetres with a flower stalk that can reach 120 centimetres, full of yellow flowers. The corm can grow to 3,5 centimetres in diameter.

The genera name means 'good or beautiful plume'. The species name means 'showy, spectacular'.

The bulbs will form under ground, but can be raised.