Kefersteinia perlonga Dressler 1991 SECTION Umbonatae Photo by Patricia Harding

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Jay Pfahl

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids, Copyright 2002 All rights reserved

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Common Name The Very Long Kefersteinia [refers to the callus length]

Found in Colombia at elevations around 500 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with 3 to 4, oblanceolate-elliptic to elliptic, acute to acuminate, narrowing below into the conduplicate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a pendant, 2.4 to 2.8" [6 to 7 cm] long, single flowered inflroecence with 2 to 3, elliptic, infundibular, acute bracts.

Synonyms Senghasia perlonga (Dressler) Szlach. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Orquideologia 18(3): 219. 1993; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 as #244 B Kefersteinia sp.; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide

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