Kefersteinia escobariana G.Gerlach & Neudecker 1994 Photo by © Guenter Gerlach and Tillman Neudecker Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name Escobar's Kefersteinia [Colombian Orchid Enthusiast Died 2009]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador in very wet dense forests at elevations around 750 to 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with narrowly lanceolate, acute, narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms on a basal, pendant, 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Orquideología 19(3): 46. 1996; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide