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Ponthieva brittoniae Ames
Britton's ponthieva, Britton's shadow witch

Ponthieva brittoniae
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, 2013
Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, Florida

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable

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: Not Cultivated

Comments: For more 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 96.

Other data on Ponthieva brittoniae available from :

Ponthieva brittoniae has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Present Native

Ponthieva brittoniae has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native

Ponthieva brittoniae has been found in the following habitat :
Pine Rockland

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Ponthieva brittoniae
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, 2013
Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, Florida
Ponthieva brittoniae
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2013
Pine Block A, Long Pine Key, Everglades Natoinal Park
Ponthieva brittoniae
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, Florida