An unusual new epiphytic species of Eulophia (Orchidaceae) from southeastern Madagascar

Phillip J. CRIBB, David J. DU PUY & Jean BOSSER

en Adansonia 24 (2) - Pages 169-172

Published on 27 December 2002

Eulophia epiphytica, endemic to southeastern Madagascar and one of only two known epiphytic species in the genus, is newly described. It has only been found growing on Elaeis and Raphia palms neither native in the region. It is considered to be critically endangered according to the latest IUCN Red List criteria.

Eulophia, Orchidaceae, Madagascar
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