Lankesterella gnomus

Lankesterella gnomus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Cranichideae
SubTribe: Spiranthinae
Genus: Lankesterella
Species: Lnkstr. gnomus
Binomial name
Lankesterella gnomus
(Kraenzl.) Hoehne 1944

Lankesterella gnomus is a plant of the family Orchidaceae and the genus Lankesterella


Plants are found growing on moss covered tree trunks in Minas Gerias Brazil at elevations around 1300 meters


Plant blooms from summer to fall with one to three .65 cm wide flowers.


Grow in shady lighting conditions. Plant grows in cool to warm temperatures and should be water regularly. Keep mounted or in a well drain media. Keep in high humidity.


Common name: The Gnome-Like Lankesterella


  1. Cladobium gnomus (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1920
  2. Lankesterella hoehnei Leite 1948
  3. *Stenorrhynchos gnomus Kraenzl. 1911

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