Prescottia auyantepuiensis Carnevali & G.A.Romero in G.A.Romero & G.Carnevali 2000

Plant and flowers in situ Venezuela Photos by Allen Chartier and The Amazilia Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Dunsterville & Garay

Common Name The Auyantepui Prescottia [A Table Top Mountain in southern Venezuela]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Venezuela at elevations of 2000 to 2100 meters as a small sized [in bloom], cold growing terrestrial with only shriveled, linear, acute leaves available for study that blooms on an erect, terminal, thin, peduncle to 10.4" [26 cm] long, rachis to 1.6" [4 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence carrying green flowers.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1965 as Prescottia orchioides drawing fide; Venezuelan Orchids, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 3 Dunstereville & Garay 1979 as Prescottia orchioides drawing fide; *Venezuelan Orchids, An Illustrated Field Guide Second Edition Vol 3 Romero & Carnevali 2000 drawing fide

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