Scarlet Lady's Tresses (Dichromanthus cinnabarinus)

Scarlet Lady's Tresses (Dichromanthus Cinnabarinus)
Credit: Miss Drake (1803-1857) del., G. Barclay sc. | "Edwards's Botani..., volume 33 (N.S. 10) plate 65(http://www.botanicus...) | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)

Dichromanthus Cinnabarinus, or more commonly know as Scarlet Lady's Tresses, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Dichromanthus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Dichromanthus Cinnabarinus or Scarlet Lady's Tresses's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of Texas.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Dichromanthus
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)

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