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Pteroglossaspis ecristata (Giant orchid)
Cressler, Alan

Pteroglossaspis ecristata

Pteroglossaspis ecristata (Fernald) Rolfe

Giant Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Eulophia ecristata, Triorchos ecristata

USDA Symbol: PTEC2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC

Additional resources

USDA: Find Pteroglossaspis ecristata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pteroglossaspis ecristata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pteroglossaspis ecristata


Record Modified: 2014-09-05
Research By: TWC Staff

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