Prescottia Lindl.

First published in W.J.Hooker, Exot. Fl.: t. 115 (1824), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is S. Florida, Mexico to Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Azevedo, C. & van den Berg, C. (2007). Lectotypifications in Prescottia (Orchidaceae-Orchidoideae). Kew Bulletin 62: 651-655.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3: 1-358. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2004 Carvalho, A.M.; Santos, T.S.; Brito, H.S. [2481] Brazil K000293360 Yes
Jul 1, 2004 Coradin, L.; Silva, G.P.; Newman, M.F. [8685] Brazil K000293887 Yes
Jan 1, 2004 Brazil K000364522 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Brade, A.C. [6851] Brazil K000878255 Yes
Taylor, P. [16284] Ecuador K:SPC-41583.000 No
Guyana K:SPC-40826.000 No
Brazil K:SPC-36275.000 No
K:SPC-22283.000 No
Leppard, M.J. [663] Brazil K:SPC-37561.000 No
Gardner, G. [5882] Brazil K000878254 Yes
Guyana K:SPC-18655.000 No
Forbes [s.n.] Brazil K000062146 Holotype Yes
K:SPC-42652.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0