Taeniophyllum acuminatum (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep shade Cool LATE Fall

Common Name The Acuminate Taeniophyllum

Flower Size minute

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1000 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with no stem and carrying about 4, erect-patent, oblique elliptic-ligulate, acute, leaves that blooms in the late fall on a flexuous, erect-patent, peduncle and rachis angular, about as long as the leaves, .16 to .28" [3.5 to 7 mm] long, muricate-roughened, laxly 4 to 10 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute longer than the ovary floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are almost white.

Synonyms *Microtatorchis acuminata Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Microtatorchis acuminata drawing fide;