Kefersteinia sanguinolenta

Kefersteinia sanguinolenta

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Kefersteinia
Species: Kefst. sanguinolenta
Binomial name
Kefersteinia sanguinolenta
Rchb. f. 1852

Kefersteinia sanguinolenta is a species of genus Kefersteinia


Plants bloom from summer to fall with a single 2 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and Venezuela at elevations of 800 to 2400 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


Kefersteinia sanguinolenta spotted Kefersteinia sanguinolenta variant Sepals and petals are green and spotted. Lip is green and spotted with magenta.


Common Names: The Blood-Stained Kefersteinia


  1. Zygopetalum sanguinolentum Rchb. f. 1861

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