Taeniophyllum concavum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Brachyanthera Schlechter

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

Deep shade Hot Warm Fall and LATE Spring

Common Name The Concave Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 300 to 600 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the fall and late spring on more than 1, thin, distichous, .08 to .12" [2 to 3 mm] long, densely successively 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence with minutely triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are white-yellow.


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