Kefersteinia taurina

Kefersteinia taurina

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

Kefersteinia taurina is a species of genus Kefersteinia


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


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


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


Common Names: The Bull-Horned Kefersteinia


  1. Zygopetalum taurinum Rchb. f. 1877

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