Taeniophyllum collinum (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

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

Deep shade Hot Winter

Common Name The Hill Loving Taeniophyllum

Flower Size minute

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests near rivers at elevations around 150 meters as a super-mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with no stem and carrying 3, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall on a flexuous, twice as long as the leaves, .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence with ovate-deltoid, apiculate floral bracts.

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

Synonyms *Microtatorchis collina Schltr. 1913

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