Kefersteinia lafontainei Senghas & G.Gerlach 1990 SECTION Papilionatae Photo by Guenther Gerlach, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name La Fontaine's Kefersteinia [French Orchid Enthusiast and Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in French Guiana and Surinam at elevations around 50 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with semi-erect, 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with 3 bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Die Orchidee 41: 47. 1990; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;