Brassia caudata (L.) Lindl. (Bot. Reg. 10: t. 832. 1824.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Hispaniola (native)[], ], North America (native: FL), Mexico (native), South America (native),
Common Names: Girafa (Cuba),
Synonyms: Epidendrum caudatum L. (Syst. Nat., ed. 10, 1246. 1759.),
Citations:1). Adams, C.D. 1972. Flowering Plants of Jamaica. University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. 848 pp. 2). Barker, H.D. and W.S. Dardeau. 1930. La Flore d'Haiti. Port-au-Prince. 456 pp. 3). Flora of Trinidad and Tobago: This flora was published in many parts with many authors. There is no overall editor. R. O. Williams was author of the first treatment and of many others. 4). León, F., 1946; León, F. and H. Alain, 1951-1957. Flora de Cuba. Habana. 5). Roig y Mesa, J.T. 1988. Diccionario Botanico de Nombres Vulgares Cubanos. Habana: Editorial Científico-Técnica. 6). Urban, I. 1898-1928. Symbolae Antillanae, Vol. 1-9. Berlin, Leipzig, Germany. 7). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 2008. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Website:
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