Taeniophyllum javanicum (J.J.Sm.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

Photo by © Art Vogel

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Flower Closeup

Photo by Peter O'Byrne, courtesy ofJaap Vermeulen, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and André Schuiteman and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

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Photo by © Art Vogel

Full Shade Warm Cool Winter Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Javanese Taeniophyllum

Flower Size .1" [2.25mm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia, Java, New Guinea and Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations around 900 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing, twig epiphyte with a very short stem carrying 2 to 4, lanceolate, apiculate, sessile leaves that blooms in the winter and summer on a glabrous, angular, fractiflex, 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence with each flower arising from imbricate, persistent, triangular bracts

Synonyms Microtatorchis javanica J.J.Sm. 1918; Microtatorchis kaniensis Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Microtatorchis javanica drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 as Microtatorchis javanica; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 as Microtatorchis javanica; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as Microtatorchis javanica; Flora Malesiana; Orchids of New Guinea Vol IV Schuitman, deVogel 2006 as Microtatorchis javanica; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Microtatorchis javanica; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 as Microtatorchis javanica photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 as Microtatorchis javanica photo fide; Taiwania 61(4):319-354 November 2016, New Species of Orchids (Orchidaceae) in the Flora of Vietnam Averyanov, Nong, Nguyen and Truong 2016 drawing/photo fide;