Taeniophyllum cylindrocentrum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Rhynchanthera Schlechter

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

Deep shade Warm LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Cylindrical Center Taeniophyllum [refers to the spur]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 600 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a flexuous, setiform peduncle, 2.4" [6 cm] long, densely several flowered inflorescence with triangular, apiculate floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are white yellow.


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