Polystachya concreta (Jacq.) Garay & H.R. Sweet (in R.A. Howard, Fl. Lesser Antilles 1: 178. 1974.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Grenada, Dominica, Martinique, Monserrat, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Gonave, Haiti,], Puerto Rico (native)[], Virgin Islands (native) ( St. Thomas, ) ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native), Old World (native),
Common Names: Parásita (Puerto Rico),
Synonyms: Epidendrum concretum Jacq. (Enum. Syst. Pl. 30. 1760.), Polystachya cubensis Schltr. (in I. Urban, Symb. Antill. 9: 59. 1923.), Polystachya extinctoria Rchb. f. (in W.G. Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 638. 1863.), Polystachya luteola (Sw.) Hook. (Exot. Fl. 2: t. 103. 1824.), Polystachya minuta sensu Britton, non A. Rich. & Galeotti (in J.K. Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 328. 1903.),
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