Taeniophyllum kenejianum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Codonosiphon SECTION Sepalocodon Schlechter

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

Part shade Hot LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Kenijia River Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in savannah along rivers at elevations around 150 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a setiform, thin, to 1.8" [4.5 cm] long, several to many flowered inflorescence with minute, triangular, bifarius floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are pale yellow. .


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