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Spathoglottis plicata Blume
Philippine ground orchid

Spathoglottis plicata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Edwards’s Botanical Register, vol. 24: t. 60 (1838) [S.A. Drake]

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Other data on Spathoglottis plicata available from :

Spathoglottis plicata has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Miramar Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Spathoglottis plicata has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized


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Spathoglottis plicata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Edwards’s Botanical Register, vol. 24: t. 60 (1838) [S.A. Drake]
Spathoglottis plicata
Copyright by: Luis Enrique Marrero Clemente, 2016
Puerto Rico, growing as an epiphyte on a tree fern / creciendo de manera epifita en un helecho arbóreo, Enlarge