Taxon profile


Dwarf Butterfly Orchid
Prosthechea pygmaea (Hook.) W.E. Higgins

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Asparagales »  family Orchidaceae - orchids »  genus Prosthechea

Scientific synonyms

Epidendrum pygmaeum Hook.
Encyclia pygmaea (Hook.) Dressler
Hormidium pygmaeum (Hook.) Benth. & Hook. f.
Hormidium tripterum (Brongn.) Cogn.

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Prosthechea pygmaea (Hook.) W.E. Higgins]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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