Taeniophyllum insulare Seidenf. 1988 SECTION Taeniophyllum

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

Deep shade Hot

Common Name The Insular Taeniophyllum [Refers to its being from an island]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Andaman Sea on Palau Panji as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a whorl of roots giving rise to a .4" [1 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with a few bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing;