Monographs Details: Scaphyglottis modesta (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Yarikita Police Station, along the Amakura River, near junction with Yarikita River, on overhanging dead tree, January 17-18, 1920, A. S. Hitchcock 17627. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: 105-118 km from El Dorado near Sta. Elena, in hot humid woods, E. Foldats 2857. BRAZIL and West Indies. No definite origin of the type of this concept was cited.

Discussion:

Tetragamestus modestus Reichb. f., Bonplandia 2: 21. 1854.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Venezuela South America| Brazil South America| West Indies|