Prescottia rodeiensis Barb.Rodr.1882 Photo by Roberto Guerra and his Flickr Orchid Photo website

Drawing Drawing by von Martius, Eichler, Urban and Wikimedia website

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Rodeio Prescottia [a Town in Rio de Janeiro state of Brazil]

Flower Size

Found in Rio de Janiero state of Brazil as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with pilose roots giving rise to an erect stem with oblong, acute, basally clasping leaves held in an asscending rosette that blooms on an erect, enveloped by tubular, acute bracts, densely many flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II Hoehne 1945; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II Illustrations Hoehne 1945 drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok;