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Epidendrum acuñae Dressler
Acuna’s star orchid

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Epiphyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the Greater Antilles (Cuba), Mexico and Central America.

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NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Assumed to be Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Assumed to be Cultivated

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Synonyms: Epidendrum blancheanum sensu Wunderlin (1998), non Urb.

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Epidendrum acuñae has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Recorded as Present in Error
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Epidendrum acuñae has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Epidendrum acuñae has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Slough
Strand Swamp