Monographs Details: Prescottia oligantha (Sw.) Lindl.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Auyan-tepui, 2200 m alt., G. H. H. Tate 1239; same locality and altitude, in semi-boggy soil near Boggy Camp, also about 1800 m alt., in dry thin soil in light brush between Drizzly Camp and Rio Lomita Camp, G. C. K. Dunsterville 865; Sororopan-tepui, 2225-2255 m alt., terrestrial, J. A. Steyermark 60052. Southern Florida (U.S.A.), through Middle America, the West Indies (JAMAICA, type of Cranichis oligantha) COLOMBIA, ECUADOR, PERU (type of P. tenuis), BRAZIL, PARAGUAY and ARGENTINA.

Discussion:

Cranichis oligantha Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ. 120. 1788.

Prescottia tenuis Lindl., Gen. JL- Sp. Orch. 454. 1840.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| United States of America North America| West Indies| Jamaica South America| Colombia South America| Ecuador South America| Peru South America| Brazil South America| Paraguay South America| Argentina South America|