Prescottia petiolaris Lindl.1836

Plant and Flowers in situ Peru Photos by Rebecca Repasky and The Atrium Biodiveristy Information Website

Part shade cool Cold LATER Spring EARLYSummer

Common Name The Petiolate Prescottia [refers to the elongate petiole of the single leaf]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Ecuador in cloud forests as a large sized, cold growing terrestrial with several, elliptic to elliptic-lanceoalte, acuminate, basally cuneate into the elongate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later spring and summer on an erect, glabrous, densely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute floral bracts..

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Ecuador No 9 225[1] Garay 1978 drawing ok