Taeniophyllum carinatum (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

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

Deep shade Warm LATE Spring

Common Name The Carinate Taeniophyllum

Flower Size minute

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with no stem and carrying ligulate to oblanceolate, apiculate, leaves that blooms in the late spring on a flexuous, erect-patent, peduncle and rachis angular, longer than the leaves, to 2" [to 5 cm] long, laxly few flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are glabrous and almost white.

Synonyms *Microtatorchis carinata Schltr. 1913

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