Taeniophyllum bryoides (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

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

Deep shade Cool LATE Spring

Common Name The Moss Like Taeniophyllum

Flower Size small

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with no stem and with 2 to 3, erect-patent, lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the late spring on an erect-patent, .6 to 1.8" [1.5 to 4.5 cm] long, sublaxly 7 to 20 flowered inflorescence with foliaceous, lanceolate, setaceous-acuminate, equal to the flowers in length floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are green

Synonyms *Microtatorchis bryoides Schltr. 1913

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