Scaphyglottis modesta (Rchb. f.) Schltr. (Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 46. 1926.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Grenada, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [ Cuba (native), Hispaniola (native)[], Puerto Rico (native)[], ], Central America (native), South America (native),
Synonyms: Tetragamestus modestus Rchb. f. (Bonplandia (Hannover) 2: 21. 1854.),
Citations:1). Barker, H.D. and W.S. Dardeau. 1930. La Flore d'Haiti. Port-au-Prince. 456 pp. 2). Britton, N.L. and P. Wilson. 1923-1926. Botany of Porto Rico and Virgin Islands. Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and Virgin Islands. New York Academy of Sciences, New York. 3). Flora of Trinidad and Tobago: This flora was published in many parts with many authors. There is no overall editor. R. O. Williams was author of the first treatment and of many others. 4). Howard, R.A. 1974-1989. Flora of the Lesser Antilles. Vols. 1-6. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. 5). Urban, I. 1898-1928. Symbolae Antillanae, Vol. 1-9. Berlin, Leipzig, Germany. 6). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 2008. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Website:
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