Triphora gentianoides (Sw.) Nutt. ex Ames & Schltr. (in O. Ames, Orchidaceae 7: 5. 1922.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[], ], Bahamas (native), North America (native: FL), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native),
Synonyms: Limodorum gentianoides Sw. (Prodr. 119. 1788.), Pogonia cubensis Rchb. f. (Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 4: 322. 1859.), Triphora cubensis (Rchb. f.) Ames (Schedul. Orchid. 7: 35. 1924.),
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). Proctor, G.R. 1984. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bull. Addit. Ser. 11: i-xii, 1-834. Her Majesty’s Staionery Office, London. 4). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 2008. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Website: 5). Wunderlin, R.P., and B.F. Hansen. 2004. Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants. Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa. Website:
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