South Florida and Cuba.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
This iconic orchid is known from nine conservation and tribal areas in South Florida. Not all are listed below due to security concerns.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
Reports of ghost orchid in Everglades National Park are based on plants unsuccessfully transplanted to Chekika Hammock (Gann 2015) and first reported in 1982. Ghost orchid is not native to Miami-Dade County or Everglades National Park.
Synonyms: Polyradicion lindenii, Polyrrhiza lindenii