Taeniophyllum hygrophilum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Codonosiphon SECTION Sepalocodon 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 Water Loving Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations arounds 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, thin, minutely papillose-puberulous, .2 to .4" [5.5 to 1 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellow.


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