Wild Florida Photo - Encyclia tampensis

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Encyclia tampensis

TAMPA BUTTERFLY ORCHID

FLORIDA BUTTERFLY ORCHID

Synonym: Epidendrum tampense

Florida native

 

One of the few epiphytic orchids occurring outside of the southern tip of the state, the FLORIDA BUTTERFLY ORCHID is found growing on palms and other trees throughout much of the central and southern peninsula.

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Encyclia tampensis is a member of the Orchidaceae - Orchid family.