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Kefersteinia taurina

Kefersteinia taurina

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Kefersteinia
Species: Kefst. taurina
Alliance:
Binomial name
Kefersteinia taurina
Rchb. f. 1877


Kefersteinia taurina is a species of genus Kefersteinia

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom at any time of the year with a single 3.5 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the wet montane forest of Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1800 to 2100 meters

CultureEdit

Keep plant in cool to intermediate 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 Bull-Horned Kefersteinia

SynonymEdit

  1. Zygopetalum taurinum Rchb. f. 1877

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