Taeniophyllum cochleare Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Brachyanthera Schlechter

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

Deep shade Warm Cool EARLY Summer

Common Name The Ear Like Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations arpund 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the early summer on a thin, .2" [5 mm] long, sublaxly few flowered inflorescence with minutely triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are brown red, the petals and the lip are whitish with a red central stripe.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 draing fide;