Monographs Details: Scaphyglottis cuneata Schltr.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Yarikita Police Station, at junction of Yarikita and Amakura Rivers, on overhanging tree along the Amakura River, January 17-18, 1920, A. S. Hitchcock 17625; near Chodikar Landing, 215 m alt., plant small, stems fleshy, leaves subopposite, 2 inches long, fruit axillary, green, scaly-bracted, October 17, 1952, Field no. G 441, Record no. 7456 (fruit). COLOMBIA. Vaupes: along Rio Kuduyari near Mitú, on trees in area flooded by 10 ft of water, August 12, 1960, L. A. Garay 97. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: southeast of Sta. Elena, on trees in woods, flowers purple. May 30, 1946, T. Lasser 1982; Chimanta Massif, along Rio Tirica (Rio Aparuren), just above Techine-merii, 470 m alt., on tree branch, January 16, 1955. J. A. Steyermark & J. J. Wurdack 111. Central America (GUATEMALA, type of S. cuneata), the West Indies and northern South America (S. prolifera).
Scaphyglottis prolifera Cogn., Martius Fl. Bras. 3 (5): 15. 1898.
Distribution:Guyana South America
| Colombia South America
| Venezuela South America
| Guatemala Central America
| West Indies
| Central America
| Costa Rica South America