Lankesterella longicollis (Cogn.) Hoehne 1944

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Another Flower Photo by © Lutz Röllke

Deep Shade Spring

Common Name The Long Column Lankestrella

Flower Size 3/8" [9 mm]

Found in southeastern Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with several, lanceolate, obtuse, pubescent beneath, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, pubescent, 2" [5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have insufficient reference material to go on so use with caution.

Synonyms Cladobium longicolle (Cogn.) Schltr. 1920; *Stenorrhynchos longicolle Cogn. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II Hoehne 1945 drawing ok; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 drawing hmm; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Orchid Digest Vol 63 #3 1999 photo not = L gnomus;