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Trichocentrum carthagenense (Jacq.) M.W. Chase & N.H. Williams
Coot Bay dancinglady orchid

Trichocentrum carthagenense
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, 13 April 2013
Cultivated plant, South Florida

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Epiphyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, southern Mexico, Central America and northern South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Secure

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Not listed

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 113.

Other data on Trichocentrum carthagenense available from :

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

Trichocentrum carthagenense has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Mainland) Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Trichocentrum carthagenense has been found in the following habitat :
Coastal Berm

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Trichocentrum carthagenense
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, 13 April 2013
Cultivated plant, South Florida