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Triphora gentianoides (Sw.) Ames & Schltr.
Gentian noddingcaps

Triphora gentianoides
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Not listed

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Triphora gentianoides available from :

Triphora gentianoides has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Greynolds Park Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native

Triphora gentianoides has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Triphora gentianoides has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock

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Triphora gentianoides
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Triphora gentianoides
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Triphora gentianoides
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley