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dingy-flowered star orchid

Epidendrum amphistomum

Description:

Endangered epiphytic orchid that can be found in Southern Florida. Flowers have an umbel inflorescence (spherical) and the colors can range from green-yellow to purple-red. Also, the leaves are usually green, but every once in a while you run into the red variety as shown in the last picture above.

Habitat:

Cypress forest/slough among pop-ash and pond apple trees.

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1 Comment

Seema
Seema 8 years ago

lovely

MarioCisneros
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MarioCisneros

Naples, Florida, USA

Spotted on Feb 10, 2013
Submitted on Feb 11, 2013

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