Taeniophyllum alwisii Lindl.1858 Photo by The Enchanting Kerala Website

Drawing Drawing by Rchb.f and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Spring

Common Name Alwis' Taeniophtllum

Flower Size

Found in southern India and Sri Lanka as a mini-miniature sized, leafless epiphtye that blooms in the fall

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so use with caution

Synonyms Alwisia minuta Thwaites ex Lindl. 1858

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 23 1393 - 1456 Brieger 1990; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 photo hmm