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Pleurothallis gelida Lindl.
Flor de Llanten, Frosted Orchid

Pleurothallis gelida
Copyright by: University of South Florida Herbarium
Broome 302.

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Epiphyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, Greater Antilles, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 111.

Other data on Pleurothallis gelida available from :

Pleurothallis gelida has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native

Pleurothallis gelida has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native

Pleurothallis gelida has been found in the following habitat :
Slough

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Pleurothallis gelida
Copyright by: University of South Florida Herbarium
Broome 302.