Taeniophyllum album Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Brachyanthera Schlechter

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

Deep shade Warm LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The White Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 900 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with no leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a somewhat dense, peduncel setiform, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, distichous, 4 to 8 flowered inflorescence carrying small flowers.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 Drtawing fide