Taeniophyllum chaetophorum (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

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

Deep shade Warm Winter

Common Name The Bristle Carrying Taeniophyllum

Flower Size small

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 800 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with no stem and with 2 to 3, erect-patent, elliptic-lanceolate, apiculate leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, curving, to 1" [to 2.5 cm] long, subdensely 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence with foliaceous, lanceolate-elliptic, aristate-acuminate, longer than the flowers in length floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellow green

Synonyms *Microtatorchis chaetophora Schltr. 1913

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