Microtatorchis taenioides P.O'Byrne 1998

Flower Closeup Photo courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, Jaap Vermeulen, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and André Schuiteman and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Full Shade

Common Name or Meaning The Taeniophyllum Like Microtatorchis

Flower Size

Found in Sulawesi at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing twig epiphyte with a short stem carrying 2 to 3, small, lanceolate leaves and blooms in the fall and winter on a 6" long, laterally flattened, to 6" [15 cm] long successively 1 to 2 at a time, few flowered inflorescence with triangular, imbricate floral bracts each giving rise to a single flower.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002;

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