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Lepanthopsis melanantha (Rchb. f.) Ames
Tiny orchid

Lepanthopsis melanantha
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Epiphyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the Greater Antilles (not Hispaniola).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Possibly Extirpated or Extinct

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

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Lepanthopsis melanantha available from :

Lepanthopsis melanantha has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Lepanthopsis melanantha has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Lepanthopsis melanantha has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Slough
Strand Swamp

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Lepanthopsis melanantha
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer