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Prosthechea pygmaea (Hooker) W.E. Higgins. clade: clade G. Dwarf Butterfly Orchid. Phen: Oct-Feb; Feb-May. Hab: Epiphytic in sloughs typically on bark of Annona glabra and sometimes Fraxinus cubensis. Dist: S. FL (Collier County [rare]); West Indies; Mexico, Central America, and South America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = FNA26, K3, K4, WH3, WI, Brown (2002); = Encyclia pygmaea (Hook.) Dressler – Luer (1975); = Epidendrum pygmaeum Hook. – Correll (1950); = Hormidium pygmaeum (Hook.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Hemsl. – S; < Hormidium tripterum Cogniart – S13

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