The Prescotian Webzine

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A Prescotian Botanist?
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  Did a very old boy from Prescot Grammar School influence the world of exotic botany in the 18th or 19th Century?

We might never know but according to John Claudius Loudon in his 1827 groundbreaking "An encyclopędia of plants: comprising the description, specific character ..." appears a reference to a plant (orchid or plantain?) bearing the name, PRESCOTIA.

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