Taeniophyllum carnosiflorum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Rhynchanthera Schlechter

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

Deep shade Warm Winter

Common Name The Fleshy Flower Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations arpund 700 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the winter on a thin, 1.2" [3 cm] long, densly few to several flowered inflorescence with triangular, acuminate floral bracts.

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 draing fide;