Prescottia oligantha (Sw.) Lindl.

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 454 (1840)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Florida to Tropical America. It is a perennial or tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

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

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Azevedo, C. & van den Berg, C. (2007). Lectotypifications in Prescottia (Orchidaceae-Orchidoideae). Kew Bulletin 62: 651-655.
  • Bastos, C.A. & van den Berg, C. (2012). A família Orchidaceae no município de Morro de Chapéu, Bahia, Brasil. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 883-927.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • 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.
  • Dueñas Gómez, H.del C. & Fernández-Alonso, J.L. (2007). Sinopsis de la subfamilia Spiranthoideae (Orchidaceae) en Colombia, Parte I. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 31: 1-27.
  • Ferreira, A.W.C., Lima, M.I.S. & Pansarin, E.R. (2010). Orchidaceae na região central de São Paulo, Brasil. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 61: 243-259.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 3: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Macagnan, T.A., de Camargo Smidt, E. & Oliveira de Azevedo, C. (2011). A subtribo Cranichinae Lindl. (Orchidaceae) no estado do Paraná, Brasil. Revista Brasileira da Botánica 34: 447-461.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Pansarin, E.R. & Pansarin, L.M. (2008). A família Orchidaceae na Serra do Japi, São Paulo, Brasil. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 59: 87-98.
  • Schinini, A. (2010). Orquídeas nativas del Paraguay. Rojasiana 9: 1-316.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2019). Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia 2: 1-467. Oberreifenberg : Koeltz Botanical Books.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. (ed.) (2016). Orchids of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana) 1: 1-461. Koeltz Botanical Books.
  • da Rocha Fiuza de Melo, M.M. & al. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica da Ilha do Cardoso 12: 1-289. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo, Brasil.
  • de Azevedo, C.O., van den Berg, C. & de Barros. F. (2014). A revision of Prescottia (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae, Cranichideae). Phytotaxa 178: 233-286.
  • de Fraga, C.N. & Peixoto, A.L. (2004). Florística e ecologia das Orchidaceae das restingas do estado do Espírito Santo. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 55: 5-20.

Flora of the Cayman Islands

  • Lindl., Gen. & Sp. Orch. Pl. 454 (1840).

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bastos, C.A. & van den Berg, C. (2012). A família Orchidaceae no município de Morro de Chapéu, Bahia, Brasil. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 883-927.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • de Fraga, C.N. & Peixoto, A.L. (2004). Florística e ecologia das Orchidaceae das restingas do estado do Espírito Santo. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 55: 5-20.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • CITES (2021). Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. https://cites.org/eng/app/appendices.php
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [5795] Brazil K000879206 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Usteri, P.A. [3] Brazil K000879205 Yes
Adams, B.R. [281] Belize K:SPC-42384.000 No
Jan 1, 2004 Mathews [1862] Peru Prescottia tenuis K000364520 Type Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Brazil Prescottia micrantha K000062144 Unknown Type Material Yes
Grisebach, A.H.R. [24] Brazil Prescottia micrantha K000062145 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Imray [228] Dominica Prescottia myosurus K000364527 Type Yes
Bryant, E.M. [204] Dominican Republic Prescottia myosurus K000364528 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [1083] Dominican Republic Prescottia myosurus K000364526 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

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    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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 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
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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