Phaius tankervilliae (Banks ex L'Hérit.) Blume (Mus. Bot. 2: 177. 1856.)
Localities: West Indies (exotic), Greater Antilles [Jamaica (exotic), Cuba (exotic), ], North America (exotic: FL), Old World (native),
Common Names: Nun orchid (Jamaica), Orquidea monja (Cuba), Red crane orchid (Cuba),
Citations:1). Adams, C.D. 1972. Flowering Plants of Jamaica. University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. 848 pp. 2). León, F., 1946; León, F. and H. Alain, 1951-1957. Flora de Cuba. Habana. 3). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 2008. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Website:
Last edited 24 Apr 12