Taeniophyllum coxii (Summerh.) Summerh. 1958 Photo by P Ashton and The Zimbabwe Flora Website

Drawing

Flower Drawing Drawings by J S Ball and Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeCoolSpring

Common Name Cox's Taeniophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Ghana, Zaire, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Mauritius on small branches at edge of riverine forests or in abandoned coffee plantations at elevations around 1330 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with grey green roots forming a low mound that blooms in the spring on a .4" [1 cm] long, successively single, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence carrying straw orange colored flowers

Synonyms *Ankylocheilos coxii Summerh. 1943

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 23 Schlechter/Brieger 1990 drawing fide; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Part 2 Orchidaceae Pope 1998 drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 as Ankylocheilos coxii; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 drawing good

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