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Kefersteinia mystacina

Kefersteinia mystacina

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Kefersteinia
Species: Kefst. mystacina
Alliance:
Binomial name
Kefersteinia mystacina
Rchb.f 1881


Kefersteinia mystacina is a species of genus Kefersteinia

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from fall to winter with a single 4 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the forest of Panama, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 100 to 1400 meters

CultureEdit

Keep plant in 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 Bearded Kefersteinia

SynonymEdit

  1. Zygopetalum mystacinum Rchb. f. 1881

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