Taeniophyllum brachypus Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Rhynchanthera Schlechter

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

Deep shade Hot Warm LATE Fall Winter

Common Name The Short Column Foot Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 100 to 600 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late fall through winter on a .28 to .6" [.7 to 1.5 cm] long, sawlike, densely several flowered inflorescence

Schlechter stated that the flowers are golden yellow with a whitish spur.


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