Solandra grandiflora Sw. (Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 8: 300. 1787.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (exotic) [Dominica, Martinique, Monserrat, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, ], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Puerto Rico (naturalized)[], ], North America (Mexico), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native),
Common Names: Bejuco de peo (Puerto Rico), Chalice vine (Jamaica), Liane-trompette (L. Antilles), Mendieta (Cuba),
Synonyms: Solandra hartwegii sensu Fosberg non C.F. Ball (Gard. Chron. ser. 3, 49: 383. 1911.), Solandra hirsuta Dunal (in A.L.P.P. de Candolle, Prodr. 13(1): 535. 1852.), Solandra minor Griseb. (Fl. Brit. W. I. 433. 1862), Swartzia grandiflora (Sw.) J.F. Gmel. (Syst. Nat. 2(1): 360. 1791.),
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