Kefersteinia tolimensis

Kefersteinia escalerensis 

Keferstenia tolimensis                                                                                                                                                    photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Schlechter, Friedrich Richard Rudolf
published in Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis, beihefte  7 : 161    1920
family Orchidaceae
subfamily Epidendroideae
tribe Cymbidieae
subtribe Zygopetalinae
genus Keferstenia  Reichenbach f. 1852

C3 pathway, stomata of the leaves are open during the day.

    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    soluble mineral nutriens are effective both, foliar or on the roots.
native of origins cloud forests in Colombia (Antioquia, Cauca, Titiribì, Tolima), Venezuela (Merida, Miranda, Truijllo, Zulia)
altitude 1500 - 2100 m  (4950 - 6930 ft)

climate informations from Popayan (Cauca, Colombia)

    Köppen climate classification : Cfb, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1800 m / 5940 ft) :
    Kefersteinia tolimensis a gr uk
  photoperod    in Popayan this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 09 m' to 11 h 51 m'
life form epiphyte
brightness    low
inflorescence     length 4 cm  (1.6"), basal  
nr flowers 1
size single flower  1.5 L 2.5 cm  (0.6" L 1")
duration single flower, ≈ days  
time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days    
CITES appendix II

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