Ornithocephalus falcatus Focke 1848 Photo by Maarten Sepp

Common Name The Falcate Ornithocephalus

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Found in Venezuela, Guyana, Fr Guiana, Surinam, northern Brazil and Ecuador .

Many sources put this species as a synonym of O gladiatus


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II plate 563 Dodson 1985 as O falcatus drawing ok; The Orchids of Surinam Werkhoven 1986 photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 541 Bennett & Christenson 1998 O falcatus drawing ok; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 O falcatus drawing/photo ok; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 as O falcatus drawing/photo fide;