Eulophia alta (L.) Fawc. & Rendle (Fl. Jamaica 1: 112. 1910.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Antigua, Grenada, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Haiti,], Puerto Rico (native)[], Virgin Islands (native) ( Tortola, ) ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), South America (native), Old World (exotic),
Common Names: Palmita de San Juan (Puerto Rico), Wild coco (Bahamas),
Synonyms: Cyrtopera longifolia (Kunth) Rchb. f. (in W.G. Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 668. 1863.), Cyrtopera woodfordii Sims (Bot. Mag. 43: t. 1814. 1816.), Dendrobium longifolium Kunth (in F.W.H.A. von Humboldt, A.J.A. Bonpland & C.S. Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. (quarto ed.) 1: 360. 1816.), Limodorum altum L. (Syst. Nat., ed. 12, 594. 1767.), Platypus altus (L.) Small (Fl. S.E. U.S., ed. 2: 329. 1913.),
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