Ornithophora radicans

Ornithophora radicans - Flower photo by Richard LindbergOrnithophora radicans - Flower photo by Richard LindbergOrnithophora radicans - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Ornithophora (Orpha) contains 1 species from Brazil. Flower is shaped like a bird if seen from the side.

Ornithophora radicans grows in coastal Brazil. It is warm to hot growing and is fragrant. It needs a short rest after the pseudobulb has matured.

09/26/2012 - Bloomed, Blog entry

09/25/2010 - Added to the collection from the SCOS BBQ.