Ornithocephalus urceilabris (P.Ortiz & R.Escobar) Toscano & Dressler 2000

Photo by Eric Hunt

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing Padre Pedro Ortiz Valdivieso

Common Name The Jug-Like Lip Ornithocephalus

Flower Size

Found in Colombia and Peru as a miniature, fan-like, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the summer on a congested, axillary, racemose, pubescent, several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Sphyrastylis urceilabris P. Ortiz & R. Escobar 1991

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 18 #2 pg 184 1991 as Sphyrastylis urceilabris drawing/photo fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1992 as Sphyrastylis urceilabris photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994 as Sphyrastylis urceilabris; Lindleyana Vol 15 No 4 2000 as Ornithcephalus urceilabris; Orquideologia Vol. 23 No 1 2004 as Sphyrastylis urceilabris photo good; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 as Sphyrastylis urceilabris; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #7 2016 photo fide; Orquideas de Farallones de Cali Galindo-Tarazona, Haelterman, Zuluaga Trochez and Sebastian Moreno 2020 photo fide