Kefersteinia parvilabris

Kefersteinia parvilabris

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Kefersteinia
Species: Kefst. parvilabris
Binomial name
Kefersteinia parvilabris
Schltr. 1923

Kefersteinia parvilabris is a species of genus Kefersteinia


Plants bloom in the summer with a single 3 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in the montane forest of Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica at elevations of 700 to 1500 meters


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


Common Names: The Small-Lipped Kefersteinia


  1. Chondrorhyncha parvilabris (Schltr.) L.O. Williams 1956
  2. Kefersteinia deflexipetala Fowlie 1966
  3. Senghasia parvilabris (Schltr.) Szlach. 2003

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