Prescottia Lindl.

, Exot. Fl. 2(13): t. 115 (1824).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Exotic Flora, Containing Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare or Otherwise Interesting Exotic Plants...with Remarks Upon Their Generic and Specific Characters, Natural Orders, History, Culture, Time of Flowering, &c. By William Jackson Hooker. Edinburgh
2(13): t. 115
Date of Publication
Aug 1824
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Type Name
P. plantaginifolia Lindl. (as P. plantaginea on the plate)


Lindley formed the generic name after his friend John Prescot (John Prescott). Later, Lindley (Edwards's Bot. Reg. 22: sub t. 1915 ('1916'). 1836) used Prescottia.


Same citation as
Prescottia Lindl., Hook. Exot. Fl. t. 115 (1825) (Prescotia).; Bot. Reg. t. 1915, textu, n. 191(1836).