Kefersteinia minutiflora Dodson 1982 SECTION PapilionataeDrawing by Dodson and The Epidendra Website

Full ShadeWarm LATEFallWinter

Common Name The Small Flowered Kefersteinia

Flower Size less than .4" [1cm]

Found in Ecuador in extremely wet montane forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a loose fan of 5 to 7, narrowly obovate, acute, narrowing below into the subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the late fall and winter on an axillary, slender, much shorter than the leaves, 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence witha small, tubular sheath subtending the ovary and carrying a green flower.

Said to be the smallest flowered species within the genus.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 440 Dodson 1982 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 26 Schlechter/Brieger 1992; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008

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