Prescottia petiolaris Lindl.

First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 22: t. 1915 (1836)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Colombia to W. Bolivia. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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:

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso. [Cited as Prescottia stachyodes.]
  • de Azevedo, C.O., van den Berg, C. & de Barros. F. (2014). A revision of Prescottia (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae, Cranichideae). Phytotaxa 178: 233-286. [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 Mathews [814] K000363401 Holotype Yes
Mathews Peru K:SPC-74103.000 Type No
Fendler [1401] Venezuela K:SPC-74105.000 No
Edwards [224] Venezuela K:SPC-74106.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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