Liparis nervosa (Thunb.) Lindl. (Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 26. 1830.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Antigua, Grenada, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Gonave, Haiti,], Puerto Rico (native)[], Virgin Islands (native) ( St. Thomas, Tortola, ) ], North America (native: FL), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native), Old World (native),
Synonyms: Liparis eggersii Rchb. f. (Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 3: 278. 1885.), Liparis elata Lindl. (Bot. Reg. 14: t. 1175. 1828.), Liparis elata Lindl. var. latifolia Ridl. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22: 260. 1886.), Liparis neuroglossa sensu C.D. Adams, non Rchb. f. (Fl. Pl. Jamaica 101. 1972.), Ophrys nervosa Thunb. (in J.A. Murray, Syst. Veg., ed. 14: 814. 1784.),
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