Taeniophyllum lobatum Dockrill 1956

Plant and Flower Photos by T H Nordhausen and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Lobed Taeniophyllum - In Australia The Yellow Ribbonroot

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in northern Queensland Australia in rainforests on twigs or trees at elevations of 400 to 1250 meters as a small to large sized, hot to cool growing epiphtye with numerous, flattened, pale green to grey green roots that blooms in the winter through spring on a horizontal, long white pubescent, .2 to .6" [ .5 to 1.5 cm], usually 2 flowered inflorescence with only one flower open at a time.

Synonyms Taeniophyllum flavum Dockrill 1960

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014