Wild Florida Photo - Encyclia tampensis - Tampa butterfly orchid

Encyclia tampensis

Tampa butterfly orchid
Florida butterfly orchid

Synonym(s): Epidendrum tampense

Florida native

Volusia Co. FL 06/10/06
Volusia Co. FL 06/10/06
Volusia Co. FL 06/10/06
Volusia Co. FL 10/26/02

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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.

Date record last modified: Sep 16, 2020

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