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Prosthechea boothiana (Lindley) W.E. Higgins var. erythronioides (Small) W.E. Higgins. clade: clade B. Florida Dollar Orchid. Phen: Jul-Sep; Nov-Dec (-Oct). Hab: Epiphytic in tropical hammocks, buttonwood woodlands, and mangroves. Dist: S. FL; Bahamas.

ID notes: Called "Dollar Orchid" for the pseudobulbs, which are roundish (almost as wide as long), flattened, and about the size of a silver dollar.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Var. boothiana is more widespread, in the West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

Synonymy: = FNA26, WH3, Brown (2002); = Encyclia boothiana (Lindl.) Dressler var. erythronioides (Small) Luer – Bah, K3, K4, Luer (1975); < Epicladium boothianum (Lindl.) Small – S; < Epidendrum boothianum Lindl. – S13, Correll (1950); < Prosthechea boothiana (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins – WI

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image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Encyclia boothiana var. erythronioides, Lard Can, Hells Bay Canoe Trail, Everglades National Park, Miami-Dade County, Florida 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Encyclia boothiana var. erythronioides, Lard Can, Hells Bay Canoe Trail, Everglades National Park, Miami-Dade County, Florida 5 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
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