Taeniophyllum cucullatum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Brachyanthera Schlechter

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

Deep shade Hot LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Cowl Carrying Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 350 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a setiform peduncle, .8" [2 cm] long, laxly 4 to 7 flowered inflorescence with apiculate, triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are whitish.


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