Prosthechea pygmaea (Hook.) W.E. Higgins (Phytologia 82: 380. 1998 ["1997"].)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Dominican Republic,], Puerto Rico (native)[], ], North America (native: FL), Central America (native), South America (native),
Synonyms: Encyclia pygmaea (Hook.) Dressler (Brittonia 13: 265. 1961.), Epidendrum pygmaeum Hook. (Bot. Mag. 60: t. 3233. 1833.), Hormidium hioramii Acuña & Roig (Mem. Soc. Cub. Hist. Nat. ''Felipe Poey'' 10: 51. 1936.), Hormidium tripterum (Brongn.) Cogn. (in C.F.P. von Martius, Fl. Bras. 3(5): 29. 1898.),
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