Taeniophyllum leucanthum 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 LATE Spring

Common Name TheWhite Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 300 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late spring on a serrate, .8" [2 cm] long, densely, successively, 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are pure white


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