Prescottia plantaginifolia

Prescottia plantaginifolia***Determined to be Prescottia spiranthophylla (Nov 2018) based on the color of the flowers, the texture of the lip and the arrangement.





















20175462 Toronto





















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20175462


Prescottia
plantaginifolia


entry #1466


‘Jardin
botanique de Montréal’





CCM 83 points


Provisional









































width


length


Natural spread


0.4


0.6


Dorsal sepal


0.2


0.2


Petals


-


-


Lateral sepals


0.3


0.3


Lip


0.4


0.5








Approximately
1,100 non-resupinate flowers and 350 buds arranged helicoidally on six erect
inflorescences bearing up to eight lanceolate bracts up to 14 cm long, leaves lanceolate
and imbricate, up to 8 per growth, plant 99 cm wide by 97 cm high growing in a round
8-cm clay pot; sepals white suffused pink; petals white suffused pink 0.05 cm by 0.05 cm; lip green, orange
senescence; column cream; substance soft, lip firm; texture crystalline.Plant,
originating from Brazil, recognized for its rarity and educational value. Award
pending identificaqtion by SITF.






Prescottia plantaginifolia Lindl. ex Hook., Exot. Fl.: t. 115 (1824).

This name is accepted.






 this is labeled as 



Prescottia rodeiensis  which is a syn of plantagifolia














Key to species of Prescottia


1. Lip inner surface glabrous ................................................................................................................................................................ 2


- Lip inner surface pubescent ............................................................................................................................................................ 12


2. Lateral sepals erect or pressed against the lip .................................................................................................................................. 3


- Lateral sepals reflexed to revolute .................................................................................................................................................... 6


3. Petal apex truncate; lip apex prominent with undulate margin........................................................................ Prescottia glazioviana


- Petal apex not truncate; lip apex not prominent with straight margin ............................................................................................... 4


4. Sepals and petals greenish, with some brown; lip whitish to yellowish, 1.2–1.5 mm long .............................Prescottia mucugensis


- Sepals and petals pale green; lip green, at least 2.5 mm long ........................................................................................................... 5





5. Leaves 2–3, sessile or pseudopetiolate; lip 2.5–4.0 mm long ..............................................................................Prescottia phleoides


- Leaves 1(2), clearly petiolate; lip 4.0–4.8(–6.6) mm long .................................................................................... Prescottia montana


6. Leaf sessile or pseudopetiolate ......................................................................................................................................................... 7


- Leaf clearly petiolate ........................................................................................................................................................................ 8


7. Flowers overlapping; sepals and petals whitish, lip green ....................................................................... Prescottia spiranthophylla


- Flowers not overlapping; sepals, petals and lip greenish ........................................................................... Prescottia plantaginifolia


8. Petiole 1.5–2.0 cm long; lateral sepals reflexed with distal part pressed against ovary.................................. Prescottia leptostachya


- Petiole more than 2 cm long; lateral sepals revolute ......................................................................................................................... 9


9. Flowers almost patent; lip with a keel or septum ................................................................................................. Prescottia carnosa


- Flowers erect; lip without a keel or septum .................................................................................................................................... 10


10. Leaf deltoid .................................................................................................................................................. Prescottia ecuadorensis


- Leaf elliptic to ovate ....................................................................................................................................................................... 11


11. Leaf ovate; lip with a prominent midvein ............................................................................................................... Prescottia lojana


- Leaf elliptic to ovate; lip without a prominent midvein ................................................................................... Prescottia stachyodes


12. Inflorescence nodding.........................................................................................................................................Prescottia lancifolia


- Inflorescence erect .......................................................................................................................................................................... 13


13. Leaf petiolate; flowers not overlapping ...............................................................................................................Prescottia oligantha


- Leaf sessile to pseudopetiolate; flowers overlapping ...................................................................................................................... 14


14. Rachis 1.0–2.0 cm long; lip 1.5–1.7 mm long; leaf sessile..................................................................................... Prescottia ostenii


- Rachis 5.0–14.0 cm long; lip 1.7–2.4 mm long; leaf sessile to pseudopetiolate................................................. Prescottia densiflora










































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