Lankesterella spannageliana (Hoehne & Brade) Hoehne 1940

Another Angle Photos by Dalton Holland Baptista

Common Name Spannagel's Lankesterella [Brazilian Monk and Orchid Enthusaiast 1900's]

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found in Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a basal rosette of lanceolate, obtuse, gradually narrowing into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, arching, pubescent, 3" [7.5 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, almost as long as the ovary floral bracts

CAUTION I have insufficient references to verify this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms *Cladobium spannagelianum Hoehne & Brade 1930

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II Hoehne 1945 drawing good; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing good;