x Bensteinia ramonensis Pupulin 2007

Front View of Flower Photos by Bogarin/JBL, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Deep Shade Warm Cool fall

Common Name The San Ramon Bensteinia [An orchid rich area of Costa Rica]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in tropical wet, premontane forests at elevations around 900 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall and is a natural intergeneric hybrid between Benzingia reichenbachiana and Kefersteinia excentrica.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Selbyana 28(2): 113. 2007.