Kefersteinia hirtzii Dodson 1989 SECTION Papilionatae Drawing by Dodson and The Epidendra Website

Deep ShadeWarm Winter Spring

Common Name Hirtz' Kefersteinia [Ecuadorian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador in extremely wet, montane forests at elevations around 800 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a loose fan of 5 or so, lanceolate, acute to acuminate leaves that blooms in the winter through spring on an erect, 2.4" [6 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence


ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 505 Dodson 1989 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992 drawing fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide;