Chinese Crown Orchid, Grass Leaved Eulophia
- English Common Name
- Chinese Crown Orchid, Grass Leaved Eulophia
- Scientific name
- Eulophia graminea
- Order: Orchidales, Family: Orchidaceae
- About 30 cm (height)
- Species Distribution
- Iheya, Izena, Okinawa, Tokashiki, Aka, Kume, Miyako, Ishigaki, Iriomote, and Tokunoshima Islands. Outside of Japan, this species is distributed in areas such as Taiwan, Southern China, Indochinese Peninsula, Thai, Malaysia, Himalayan Range, India, and Sri Lanka.
- Okinawa Red List of Threatened Species: Vulnerable
- It is a wintergreen perennial plant, and it has pseudobulb close to the root. Pseudobulb is an organ that stocks nutrients at internodes. Eulophia graminea is a familiar plant that can be found among grasses or roadsides. It blooms between April and July.
- Updated July 2018
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