Eulophia bouliawongo (Rchb.f.) J.Raynal
Eulophia bouliawongo is a perennial.
Eulophia bouliawongo was already described and the name validly published by Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach. It was Jean Raynal, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .
Eulophia bouliawongo is a species in the genus Eulophia which contains approximately 212 to 222 species and belongs to the family of the Orchidaceae (Orchid Family). The type species of the genus is Eulophia guineensis.
Eulophia bouliawongo is deciduous. The leaves are simple. They are lanceolate with entire margins.
Flowers and Fruits
Eulophia bouliawongo produces racemes of light-purple orchid-shaped flowers from June to July.
Eulophia bouliawongo is native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola. It is a protected species according to the Washington Convention.
The perennials tolerate temperatures down to -7Â°C (USDA zone 9).
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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