Wild Florida Photo - Prosthechea cochleata

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Prosthechea cochleata

  var.  triandra



Synonym: Encyclia cochleata

Florida native

Endangered Florida species


An epiphytic orchid found in the southern couties of Florida, Prosthechea cochleata is listed as a state endangered species.
The interesting flowers can appear year-round, but blooming occurs more heavily from September through May.

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Prosthechea cochleata is a member of the Orchidaceae - Orchid family.