Ornithocephalus dodsonii R.Vásquez & T.Krömer 2001 Drawing by © Vasquez & Kromer and The Epidendra Website

Full Shade Cool Winter

Common Name Dodson's Ornithocephalus [American Botanist in Ecuador current]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Bolivia in montane cloud forests at elevations around 1450 to 1850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with an inconspicuous stem enveloped completely by imbricating, distichous leaf sheaths carrying 7 to 9, in a fan, conduplicate, linear-oblong, falcate, fleshy, articulate to the base leaves that blooms in the winter on an axillary, erect, to 2 to 2.8" [5 to 7 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence enveloped by 5 to 7, setulose margined, triagular bracts and similar floral bracts .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Revista Soc. Boliv. Bot. 3(1–2): 27. 2001 Vasquez & Kromer drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001;