Taeniophyllum aureum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Loboglossum Schlechter

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

Deep shade Warm Spring Fall

Common Name The Golden Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 700 to 800 meters as a small sized, epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late spring and fall on a thin, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, saw-shaped, subdensely several flowered inflorescence with small triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers were golden yellow with a paler spur.


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