Taeniophyllum asperatum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis Schlechter

Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep shade Warm LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Amboin Island Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphtye without leaves that bloomson a very short, .52" [1.3 cm] long, densely 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter stated that the flowers were white,


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1013 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 23 1393 - 1456 Brieger 1990 drawing pollina only