Sacoila lanceolata (Aubl.) Garay (Bot. Mus. Leafl. 28: 352. 1982.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Antigua, Grenada, Barbados, Dominica, Martinique, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, St. Lucia, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Haiti, Tortue,], Puerto Rico (native)[], Virgin Islands (native) ( St. Thomas, ) ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native),
Common Names: Leafless beaked orchid (Cuba),
Synonyms: Limodorum lanceolatum Aubl. (Hist. Pl. Guiane 2: 821. 1775.), Neottia squamulosa Kunth (in F.W.H.A. von Humboldt, A.J.A. Bonpland & C.S. Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. (quarto ed.) 1: 332. 1816.), Sacoila squamulosa (Kunth) Garay (Bot. Mus. Leafl. 28: 352. 1982 ["1980"].), Satyrium orchioides Sw. (Prodr. 118. 1788.), Spiranthes lanceolata (Aubl.) León (Contr. Ocas. Mus. Hist. Nat. Colegio "De La Salle" 8: 358. 1946.), Spiranthes orchioides (Sw.) A. Rich. (in R. de la Sagra, Hist. Fis. Cuba, Bot. 11: 252. 1850.), Spiranthes squamulosa (Kunth) León (Contr. Ocas. Mus. Hist. Nat. Colegio "De La Salle" 8: 357. 1946.), Stenorrhynchos aphyllum Lindl. (Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 478. 1840.), Stenorrhynchos lanceolatum (Aubl.) Rich. ex Spreng. (Syst. Veg. ed., 16, 3: 710. 1826.), Stenorrhynchos orchioides (Sw.) Rich. (Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 4: 59. 1818.), Stenorrhynchos squamulosum (Kunth) Spreng. (Syst. Veg. ed., 16, 3: 710. 1826.),
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