Greater Yellowspike Orchid (Polystachya concreta)


Polystachya Concreta, or more commonly know as Greater Yellowspike Orchid, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Polystachya. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Polystachya Concreta or Greater Yellowspike Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the state of Florida.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Polystachya
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N) VI (N)
  • State T/E Status: FL (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (pale-flowered polystachya)