Kefersteinia chocoensis G.Gerlach & Senghas 1990 SECTION Umbonatae

Photo by Rodrigo Escobar

Another Flower

Photo by Guenther Gerlach,

Common Name The Choco' Kefersteinia [An area of northwestern coastal Colombia]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Choco' department Colombia in primary forests at elevations around 100 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a loose fan of a few, long-elliptic leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, pendulous, oblique, 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Senghasia chocoensis (G.Gerlach & Senghas) Szlach. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Orchideen 41: 45. 1990; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 photo ok; Orchids From The Serrania Del Baudo Misas Urreta 2005 drawing/photo ok; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 photo fide;