Taeniophyllum coiloglossum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Brachyanthera Schlechter

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

Deep shade Hot EARLY Winter

Common Name The Hollow Lip Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 200 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the early winter on a setiform, distichous, 1.6" [4 cm] long, densely 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence with minutely triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellow.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 23 1393 - 1456 Brieger 1990 drawing pollina only