Plant DetailShow Menu

Florida Dancing Lady Tolumnia bahamensis

Other Common Name(s):

Description

Florida dancing lady is an orchid native to Florida and the Bahamas in the Orchidaceae family.  It is found in thickets and shrublands.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#epiphytic#specialized bees#thickets#orchid
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#epiphytic#specialized bees#thickets#orchid
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Tolumnia
    Species:
    bahamensis
    Family:
    Orchidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Florida, Bahamas
    Wildlife Value:
    Flowers are pollinated by Centris errans bees.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Epiphyte
    Perennial
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Green
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Raceme
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    Tiny 2 cm white and green banded with yellow and brown on a raceme. Blooms in April and May.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Sheath
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are simple, alternate, have serrated margins and plants have 4-8 leaves.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Specialized Bees