Taeniophyllum conoceras Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Rhynchanthera Schlechter

Photo by Reza Saputra and Kew Plants of the World On Line Website

TYPE Drawing

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

Deep shade Hot EARLY Winter

Common Name The Conic Horn Taeniophyllum [refers to the spur shape]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 150 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the early winter on a setiform peduncle, 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, densely successivley few flowered inflorescence with minute, triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are pale yellow.


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