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Macradenia lutescens R. Br.
Longgland orchid

Macradenia lutescens
Copyright by: Carl Luer

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Epiphyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the Greater Antilles (Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola) and northern South America.

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Possibly 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

Comments: See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 110.

Other data on Macradenia lutescens available from :

Macradenia lutescens has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Macradenia lutescens has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Macradenia lutescens has been found in the following habitat :
Rockland Hammock

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Macradenia lutescens
Copyright by: Carl Luer
Macradenia lutescens
Copyright by: Carl Luer