Kefersteinia trullata Dressler 1991 SECTION Umbonatae

Photo by Eric Hunt

Full Shade Cool LATEWinterEARLYSpring

Common Name The Scoop-Like Kefersteinia

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Colombia at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a a fan of narrowly oblanceolate, conduplicate, acute narrowing below into the sheath base leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a semi-erect to pendant, provided with 2 to 3, elliptic, infundibuliform, acute bracts, 1.2 to 1.8" [3 to 4.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with 2, elliptic, acute, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Senghasia trullata (Dressler) Szlach. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 as K sp #246 photo fide; *Orquideologia Vol 18 #3 Dressler 1993 drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 photo fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 drawing/photo fide;