Ornithocephalus Hook.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to S. Tropical America and Windward Islands.

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Ornithocephalus Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 23, 2005 74295.000
Plowman, T. [7579], Peru 61885.000
72408.000
Chase, M.W.C. [82200] 75123.000
Chase, M.W.C. [85002], Costa Rica 74798.000
Chase, M.W.C. [87285 A], Peru 75646.000
Burchell [6381], Brazil K000886478
Chase, M.W. [87285] 76331.000
Taylor, P. [13238], Panama Sphyrastylis 41629.000
Ecuador Sphyrastylis 59426.000

First published in Exot. Fl. 2: t. 127 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2009). Epidendroideae (Part two) Genera Orchidacearum 5: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

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