Taeniophyllum gracillimum Schltr. 1906 SECTION Mitocaulon

Photo by Art Vogel

Full shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Graceful Taeniophyllum

Flower Size .2" [4 mm]

Found in Thailand, Malaysia and Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphtye without leaves and has flat roots that blooms on a very slender, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, successsively single flowered inflorescence carrying short-lived flowers

Synonyms Taeniophyllum culiciferum Ridl.1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as T culiciferum; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1964 as T culiciferum drawing good; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo, Wood & Cribb 1994; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Turczaninowia 19 (3): 558 L. V. Averyanov, Khang Sinh Nguyen etal 2016