Taeniophyllum brunnescens Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis Schlechter

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

Deep shade Warm Cool LATE Spring

Common Name The Brownish Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late spring on a thin, densely muricate-hispid, 2.4" [6 cm] long, sawlike, densely 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellowish brown.


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