Taeniophyllum crenatum J.J.Sm. 1908 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Loboglossum Schlechter

TYPE Drawing J J Smith

Part Shade Hot Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Crenate Taeniophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm] high

Found in Papua New Guinea in lowland forest as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a very short leafless stem giving rise to numerous, elongated, narrowly linear, to 7.8" [18 cm], glabrous above roots that blooms in the winter on several, erect, glabrous, peduncle elongated, filiform, 1 to 1.2" [2.5 to 3 cm] long, in the basal part often with two minute scales; rachis, successively single, to 50 flowered with comb-like, n two alternating rows, patent, clasping the rachis, triangular, acute, concave, floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bull. Dép. Agric. Indes Néerl. 19: 36 J J Smith 1908 drawing fide;