Prescottia lojana Dodson 1996 Photo by © Alexander Hirtz

TYPE Drawing Drawing by © C Dodson and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Loja Prescottia [A region of southern Ecuador]

Flower Size small

Found in southern Ecuador at elevations of 1900 to 2800 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of stiffly erect, fleshy, hyaline-white, denticulate margined, ovate, acute, rounded to cordate below into the channeled, petiolate base leaves that blooms in nthe later spring and summer on a terminal erect, several sheathed, decreasing in size above, red, cylindric, loosely many flowered inflorescence with narrowly ovate, shorter than the flowers floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 20(1): 108. Dodson 1996 drawing fide; Native cuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 photo fide;