Collection Details

Species: Ornithocephalus sp. jeh540

Orchidaceae Ornithocephalus sp. jeh540
J. E. Householder , Angel Balarezo Mozambite, Javier Huinga Maceda 781

Collection Date: 17 June 2009
Determined By: J.E. Householder
Determination Date: 17 June 2009
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Rio Madre de Dios, northern margin. One km down river from communidad Lagarto - along phenology trail. Aguajal Lagarto.

DD Latitude: -12.6568

DD Longitude: -69.7834

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Elevation: 200-250 m


Habitat Description: Swamp habitat dominated by Mauritia flexuosa.

Soil Description: Soils paritially decomposed organic material to mucky; always dark, deep, and acidic. Completley saturated, water flow minimal.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Epiphyte. Flowers white. Flattened.

Habit: Epiphyte

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Lagarto

Project: Aguajal Project