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nun's-hood orchid
Phaius tankervilleae
Phaius tankervilleae
nun's-hood orchid Orchid Family
Phaius tankervilleae Orchidaceae
common names
  nun's-hood orchid
  Chinese ground orchid
   nun's cap
accepted scientific name
  Phaius tankervilleae (Banks ex L'Hér.) Blume
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  Phaius tankervilleae (117)
family name
Image Author: ©2007 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 3.0 to 4.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed last week of November thru end of June
Introduced. Native to Australia.

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