Wild Florida Photo - Malaxis spicata

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Malaxis spicata

FLORIDA ADDERSMOUTH ORCHID

Florida native

 

Terrestrial or semi-epiphytic on floating logs, tree bases or stumps in swamps and hammocks thoughout much of the Florida peninsula and west into the central panhandle. The range also includes the eastern coastal states north into Virginia, the Bahamas and West Indies.

 
Malaxis spicata is a member of the Orchidaceae - Orchid family.

Other species of the Malaxis genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Malaxis unifolia - GREEN ADDERSMOUTH ORCHID