Taeniophyllum bracteatum L.O.Williams 1938 Collection sheet and Drawing by Merrill

Part shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Bracted Taeniophyllum

Flower Size tiny

Found in the Philippines on Negros Island on mossy trees at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with flattened roots, stemless, carrying basal, small, lanceolate, long apiculate apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a slightly fractiflex, 1" [2.5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence with conspicuous, oblong-lanceolate, acute floral bracts that are longer than the flowers.

Synonyms Microtatorchis aristata Garay 1972

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 as Microtatorchis aristata; Orchidiana Philippiana Valmayor 1984 as Microtatorchis aristata;

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