Taeniophyllum dischorense 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 Dischore Taeniophyllum [refers to a mountain range of New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 900 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a serrate, distichous, filiform peduncle, 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, densely 5 to 12 flowered inflorescence with 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 drawing fide;