Seen from above, the Eulophia clitellifera flower has its lateral petals positioned in front of the slightly longer and slenderer sepals; both pairs spreading, the sepals up to 9 mm wide.
The shiny ovary behind, ridged and shiny, is long and thin, serving also as flower stalk. Above the ovary the short brown bulge of the spur is visible; it becomes about 4 mm long.
In the centre the column and lip appear as one due to the angle of the photo; the lip lower and protruding further to its two apical lobes. Some cobwebs indicate that the flower may be or may have been inhabited.
This plant may produce from 5 to 25 small flowers in one inflorescence (Lowrey and Wright, 1987; Pooley, 1998; Germishuizen and Fabian, 1982).