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Kefersteinia graminea

Kefersteinia graminea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Kefersteinia
Species: Kefst. graminea
Alliance:
Binomial name
Kefersteinia graminea
(Lindl) Rchb.f. 1852


Kefersteinia graminea is a species of genus Kefersteinia

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from summer to fall with one to three 5 cm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on tree trunks in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Brazil

CultureEdit

Keep plant in cool to warm temperatures with moderate light. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite or in tree fern fibers. Plant is best grown in a basket

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Grass-Like Kefersteinia

SynonymEdit

  1. Huntleya fimbriata Hort. 1852
  2. *Zygopetalum gramineum Lindl. 1844

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