Kefersteinia vollesii Jenny 1985 SECTION Umbonatae Photo by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria website

Full Shade Warm

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, warm growing epiphyte with narrow, grass-like leaves that blooms on a semi-erect, 4" [10 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with three bracts and carrying 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; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 drawing/photo fide; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 as K aff licethyae photo fide;