Kefersteinia pseudopellita Harding 2008 SECTION Papilionatae

Photo by Patricia Harding

Common Name The False Kefersteinia pellita Kefersteinia

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Ecuador and Peru in wet montane cloud forests at elevations around 1900 meters as a small sized, cool growing, caespitose epiphyte with thin textured, condulicate, lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms sporadically throughout the year on an erect, 1.6" [4 cm] long, with 2 or 3 bracts, single flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 25 #2 2008 photo/drawing fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 photo fide;