Ornithocephalus zamoranus Dodson 2003 Photo by Alexander Hirtz

Part Shade Warm

Common Name The Zamora Ornithocephalus [Refers to a province of Ecuador where the type was collected]

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 70 to 1000 meters as a warm growing, equitant epiphyte with a fan of elliptic-lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, more or less acuminate, somewhat narrowing below into the obliquely articulate leaves that blooms on a lateral, glandular-setose, racemose, peduncle short, rachis to 3.2" [8 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #7 2016 as O castelfrancoi photo fide;