Kefersteinia jarae D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1994

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Photos by © Milan Vágner

Full ShadeWarmSpringFall

Common Name Jara's Kefersteinia [Peruvian orchid enthusiast current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Peru in wet montane forests at elevations around 900 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm growing epiphtye with a fan of several, lanceolate, carinate midvein, acuminate, articulate below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms in the spring and again in the fall on multiple, axillary, 1" [2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Senghasia jarae (D.E.Benn. & Christenson) Szlach. & Romowicz 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 271 Bennet & Christenson 1995 drawing fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 photo fide;