Taeniophyllum flaccidum (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

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

Deep shade Warm Cool Winter

Common Name The Flaccid Taeniophyllum [refers to the lax growth]

Flower Size minute

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 800 to 1800 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with no stem and with erect-patent, lanceolate-ligulate, acute leaves that blooms in the winter on a flexuous, erect-patent, peduncle and rachis angular, to 6" [to 15 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with ovate, acute, slightly shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the most distinguishing factor was the elongate inflorescence and that the flowers are green

Synonyms *Microtatorchis flaccidum Schltr. 1913

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