Kefersteinia laminata

Kefersteinia laminata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Kefersteinia
Species: Kefst. laminata
Binomial name
Kefersteinia laminata
Rchb.f. 1885

Kefersteinia laminata is a species of genus Kefersteinia


Plants bloom at anytime of the year with a single 2 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1000 to 1300 meters


Keep plant in intermediate 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


Common Names: The The Scaly Kefersteinia


  1. ygopetalum forcipatum Hort. 1885
  2. Zygopetalum laminatum Rchb.f. 1885

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