Taeniophyllum ceratostylis (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

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

Deep shade Warm fall

Common Name The Horn Like Column Taeniophyllum

Flower Size minute

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 800 meters as a super-mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with no stem and carrying 4, oblanceolate-ligulate, apiculate leaves that blooms in the fall on a flexuous, as long as the leaves, .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2cm] long, sublaxly few flowered inflorescence with deltoid, acute floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers were pale green turning yellow with age.

Synonyms *Microtatorchis ceratostylis Schltr. 1913

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