Plants of South Florida · Plants by Conservation Area · Plants by County · Plants by Habitat
Quick Search · Advanced Search

Please scroll to the bottom for more images.


Tropidia polystachya (Sw.) Ames
Young palm orchid

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the Greater Antilles (reported for Puerto Rico), Mexico, Central America and South America.

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

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: Cultivated

Comments: For an image, visit the Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia website.

NEW LINKS TO FLORISTIC WEBSITES









Tropidia polystachya
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Icones Plantarum Tropicarum, t. 1191 ()

Other data on Tropidia polystachya available from :
Institute for Regional Conservation
IRC Species Account
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Tropidia polystachya has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Recorded as Present in Error


Tropidia polystachya has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native


Tropidia polystachya has been found in the following habitat :
Rockland Hammock


All Images:

Tropidia polystachya
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Icones Plantarum Tropicarum, t. 1191 ()