Monk Orchid (Oeceoclades maculata)

Monk Orchid (Oeceoclades Maculata)
Credit: Americo Docha Neto | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL

Oeceoclades Maculata, or more commonly know as Monk Orchid, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Oeceoclades. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Oeceoclades Maculata or Monk 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: Oeceoclades
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) PR (I) VI (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: FLEPPC

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