Taeniophyllum calceolus Carr 1932 SECTION Taeniophyllum

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

Deep shade Hot

Common Name The Shoe-Carrying Taeniophyllum [refers to the lip shape]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Thailand and penninsular Malaysia on mangoves or trees on the open beach as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte or lithophyte on vertical rock faces with a whorl of roots giving rise to a .4" [1 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with a few bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide;

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