Spiranthes torta (Thunb.) Garay & H.R. Sweet (in R.A. Howard, Fl. Lesser Antilles 77. 1974.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Antigua, Grenada, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, ], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Hispaniola (native)[], Puerto Rico (native)[], Virgin Islands (native) ( St. Thomas, ) ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (Trinidad),
Common Names: Ibis (Puerto Rico), Southern ladies' tresses (Bahamas),
Synonyms: Ibidium quinquelobatum (Poir.) Acuña (Bol. Estac. Exp. Agron. Santiago de las Vegas 60: 33. 1939 ["1938"].), Ibidium tortile (Sw.) House. (Muhlenbergia 1: 129. 1906.), Neottia tortilis Sw. (Neues J. Bot. 1: 51. 1805.), Ophrys quinquelobata Poir. (in J.B.A.P.M. de Lamarck, Encycl. 4: 568. 1798.), Ophrys torta Thunb. (Mus. Nat. Acad. Ups. (Dissert.) 9: 136. 1791.), Satyrium spirale Sw. (Prodr. 118. 1788.), Spiranthes quinquelobata (Poir.) Urb. (Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 15: 305. 1918.), Spiranthes swartzii E.H.L. Krause (Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 32(2): 342. 1914.), Spiranthes tortilis (Sw.) Rich. (De Orchid. Eur. 37. 1817.), Triorchis spiralis House (Amer. Midl. Naturalist 6: 206. 1920.),
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