Kefersteinia microcharis Schltr. 1923

Another Flower Photos courtesy of Franco Pupulin.

Full Shade HotWarm Fall Winter

Common Name The Insignificant Kefersteinia

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in premontane rain forest to cloud forest and disturbed primary forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall and winter on an axillary, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Chondrorhyncha microcharis (Schltr.) L.O.Williams 1956

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 300. Costa Rica Schlechter 1923; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Pupulin 2005 photo fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide