Ionopsis utricularioides (Sw.) Lindl. (Coll. Bot. t. 39A. 1826.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Martinique, St. Barthelemy, St. Lucia, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[], Puerto Rico (native)[], Virgin Islands (native) ( St. Thomas, ) ], North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native),
Common Names: Angelitos (Puerto Rico), Dancing ladies (Jamaica),
Synonyms: Epidendrum utricularioides Sw. (Prodr. 122. 1788.), Ionopsis tenera Lindl. (Edwards's Bot. Reg. 22: t. 1904. 1836.), Ionopsis utricularioides (Sw.) Lindl. f. latifolia Urb. (Symb. Antill. 4: 180. 1903.),
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