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nun's-hood orchid

Phaius tancarvilleae

Description:

A terrestrial orchid. They grow from bulbs and can grow to 7 ft while flowering.

Habitat:

Introduced to the North American continent. Considered naturalized in Florida.

Notes:

This plant is listed as endangered.

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harsuame
harsuame 10 years ago

Hermosa orquidea por favor agregala ala mission Orchids of the World Gracias
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/9525...

1Sarah2
Spotted by
1Sarah2

Seminole, Florida, USA

Spotted on Feb 17, 2012
Submitted on Feb 19, 2012

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