|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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