Prescottia leptostachya Lindl. 1836 Drawing by Franca and The Scielo Website

Common Name The Thin Inflorescence Prescottia

Flower Size small

Found in eastern Brazil as a medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a single, radical, large, erect, oblong, acute, attenuate below into the elongate petiolate base leaf that blooms on a terminal, erect, thin, 2.8 to 6.8" [7 to 17 cm,] long, laxly few flowered inflorescence with erect-patent, pale, thinly membraneous, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fascile 8 Vol XII II Hoehne1945;