Taeniophyllum minusculum Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

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

Deep shade Hot Fall Winter

Common Name The Tiniest Taeniophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests along streams at elevations around 200 to 500 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall and winter.

Schlechter stated that the flower were yellow green.

Synonyms *Microtatorchis perpusilla Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Microtatorchis perpusilla drawing fide; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 as Microtatorchis perpusilla drawing good;