Prescottia smithii Schltr.

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 52 (1920)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. Colombia. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Colombia

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2019). Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia 2: 1-467. Oberreifenberg : Koeltz Botanical Books.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Azevedo, C. & van den Berg, C. (2007). Lectotypifications in Prescottia (Orchidaceae-Orchidoideae). Kew Bulletin 62: 651-655. [Cited as Prescottia stachyodes.]
  • Chiron, G. & Bolsanello, R.X. in Chiron, G.R. & Bolsanello, R.X. (2015). Orchidées du Brésil. As orquídeas da Serra do Castelo (Espírito Santo, Brasil) 1: 1-371. Chiron. [Cited as Prescottia stachyodes.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Prescottia stachyodes.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2019). Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia 2: 1-467. Oberreifenberg : Koeltz Botanical Books.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • WCVP (2021). World Checklist of Vascular Plants, version 2.0. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcvp.science.kew.org/ Retrieved 28 April 2021

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2004 Smith, H.H. [2277], Colombia K000364521 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0