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Ghost Orchid

Dendrophylax lindenii

Description:

This rare epiphytic orchid is found in the south Florida sloughs among pop ash, pond apple and sometimes cypress trees. It is a leafless plant containing a photosynthetic root system which it uses to attach itself to the trees.

Habitat:

Sloughs of south Florida and Cuba.

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1 Comment

a1234dm
a1234dm 9 years ago

Healthy specimen

MarioCisneros
Spotted by
MarioCisneros

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 6, 2012
Submitted on Jul 9, 2012

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