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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    08 / 15 / 2019

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Tampa

  • State

    Florida

  • Posted by

    Zheming

Notes:

Tampa Florida, growing wild in the backyard, in the shade. leaves are speckled versus solid green, and thinner than typical orchid leaves, but has a root system like the very few orchids I have seen. The flower grew on a tall stock and was small but exquisite.

Comments

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You’re welcome!

    September 28th, 2019 at 11:17pm

  • Zheming Registered says:

    Bingo! that is exactly what this plant is. Thanks so much for the info!

    September 23rd, 2019 at 6:13pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Maybe the African spotted orchid, monk orchid (Oeceochades maculata)? Check out the included link below for more information. Click on images to enlarge. Best wishes! https://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/plant-directory/oeceoclades-maculata/

    September 23rd, 2019 at 1:22pm

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