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Smooth Shadow Witch (Ponthieva ventricosa)

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Ponthieva Ventricosa, or more commonly know as Smooth Shadow Witch, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Ponthieva. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Ponthieva Ventricosa or Smooth Shadow Witch's floral region is Puerto Rico.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Ponthieva
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: PR (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: C(FACW)




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