Taeniophyllum macranthum 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 Fall

Common Name The Spotted Taeniophyllum

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 200 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the fall on a thin, filiform, 4.8 to 8" [12 to 20 cm] long, laxly, successively, 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellow and are the largest within the genus


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