Kefersteinia vollesii Jenny 1985 SECTION Umbonatae

Another Flower Photo by Patricia Harding

Side View of Flower Photo by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria website

Full Shade HotWarm

Common Name Volle's Kefersteinia [German Orchid Enthusiast in Colombia Current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Colombia at elevations around 950 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a narrow grass-like leaves semi-erect, 4" [10 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with three bracts and resupinate flowers.

Synonyms Senghasia vollesii (Jenny) Szlach. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Die Orchidee 40(4): 131. 1989 as Chondrorhyncha vollesii; Flora Of Ecuador # 76 225[2] Dodson & Luer 2005 as Chondrorhyncha vollesii; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 26 No 1 2009 key Echiniorhyncha vollesii;