Taeniophyllum leptorrhizum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis Schlechter

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

Part shade Hot Fall

Common Name The Delicate Root Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 450 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves and very slim roots that blooms in the fall on a densely verrucose, epedunculate, densely 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are white


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