Taeniophyllum iboense 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 Fall

Common Name The Ibo Range Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations arounds 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves and very broad roots that blooms in the fall on a filiform, 1.2" [3 cm] long, densely 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 fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014