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Tetramicra canaliculata (Aubl.) Urb.
Serpentine wallflower orchid

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Native Range: Greater Antilles (Puerto Rico, Hispaniola) and the Lesser Antilles.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: Plants from Puerto Rico and the Lesser Antilles may be a distinct species: T. elegans (see Ackerman, 1995).

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