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Trichocentrum maculatum (Aubl.) M.W. Chase
Cape Sable orchid

General Information
Symbol: TRMA19
Group: Monocot
Family: Orchidaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
LOMA17 Lophiaris maculata (Aubl.) Ackerman
ONLU Oncidium luridum auct. non Lindl.
ONMA Oncidium maculatum (Aubl.) Ackerman
ONUN Oncidium undulatum (Sw.) Salisb. Cape Sable orchid


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Orchidales
Family Orchidaceae – Orchid family
Genus Trichocentrum Poepp. & Endl. – dancinglady orchid
Species Trichocentrum maculatum (Aubl.) M.W. Chase – Cape Sable orchid

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Oncidium luridum
mule-ear orchid



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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