Taeniophyllum jadunae Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Rhynchanthera Schlechter

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

Part shade Hot Fall

Common Name The Jaduna Taeniophyllum [A town within New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 300 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with no leaves that blooms in the fall on a serrate, filiform, to 2.4" [6 cm] long, densely few to several flowered inflorescence with minute triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellow with a whitish very long spur.


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