Philippine Ground Orchid (Spathoglottis plicata)


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

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Spathoglottis
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) PR (I) VI (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: C(UPL) H(FACU)