Taeniophyllum macrorhynchum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis Schlechter

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

Part shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Large Beaked Taeniophyllum [refers to the rostellum?]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the fall on a serrate, densely muricate-tomentose, 2" [5 cm] long, sublaxly, 8 to 25 flowered inflorescence with triangular, apiculate floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellowish with a white lip and are distinguished by the short, sac-like spur covered on the outside with short, soft thorns


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