Scientific Name
Orthochilus tabularis (L.f.) Bytebier
Higher Classification
Cymbidium tabulare (L.f.) Sw., Epidendrum tabulare (L.f.) Poir., Eulophia peglerae Rolfe, Eulophia tabularis (L.f.) Bolus, Satyrium tabulare L.f., Serapias tabularis (L.f.) Thunb.
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
H. Kurzweil & J.E. Victor
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Population trend
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Orthochilus tabularis (L.f.) BytebierLeast Concern 2015.1
Eulophia tabularis (L.f.) BolusLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Eulophia tabularis (L.f.) BolusLower Risk - Least Concern Victor (2002)
Eulophia tabularis (L.f.) BolusNot Threatened Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Eulophia tabularis (L.f.) BolusRare Hall et al. (1980)

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.

Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Martos, F., Johnson, S.D., Peter, C.I. and Bytebier, B. 2014. A molecular phylogeny reveals paraphyly of the large genus Eulophia (Orchidaceae): A case for the reinstatement of Orthochilus. Taxon 63(1):9-23.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.

Kurzweil, H. & Victor, J.E. 2005. Orthochilus tabularis (L.f.) Bytebier. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/15

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