Sarcanthopsis Garay, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 23 (1972) 198
Monopodial epiphytic or lithophytic plants. Stem elongated. Leaves many, sheathing at the base, glabrous, dorso-ventrally flattened, articulate, duplicate, leathery. Inflorescence lateral, a panicle. Flowers medium-sized, resupinate, cream with brownish spots. Sepals free. Petals free, fairly similar to the sepals. Lip adnate to the column, without spur, concave in the centre, apical half of the lip making a sharp angle with the basal half, both parts very fleshy. Column-foot absent. Pollinia 4, solid-waxy, caudicles absent, stipe present, viscidium present.