Taeniophyllum exotrachys Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis 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 Rough Taeniophyllum [refers to the muricate-hispid inflorescence]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 900 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a densely muricate-hispid, to 1" [2.5 cm] long, densely few flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale yellow.


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