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Yellow Helmet Orchid

Polystachya concreta

Description:

This photograph was shot in Everglades National Park early September, 2012 near the salt marshes around Flamingo. While this genus can be found in Africa as well as in the West Indies, the yellow helmet orchid has managed to establish its presence in the Tropical Americas and the Caribbean. The flower of this particular epiphytic orchid can vary from a pale yellow to a yellowish green.

Habitat:

Salt marsh at Everglades National park

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2 Comments

YantiPiran
YantiPiran 8 years ago

cute tiny flower. I also found this flower in Borneo island.

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Beautiful!

MarioCisneros
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MarioCisneros

Homestead, Florida, USA

Spotted on Sep 30, 2012
Submitted on Sep 30, 2012

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