Taeniophyllum brachyceras (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

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

Deep shade Warm Winter

Common Name The Short Spur Taeniophyllum

Flower Size minute

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 900 meters as a super-mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with no stem and carrying about 2 to 3, erect, ligulate, acute leaves that blooms in the winter on a flexuous, erect-patent, about as long as the leaves, .1 to .16" [2.5 to 3.5 mm] long, muricate-roughened, laxly 4 to 10 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellow.

Synonyms *Microtatorchis brachyceras Schltr. 1913

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