Taeniophyllum mirum-labellum Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

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

Deep shade Hot Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Enchanting Lip Taeniophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests along streams at elevations around 200 to 300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with no stem and 1 to 3, erect-spreading, oblanceolate, obtuse leaves that blooms in the fall and early winter on a somewhat elongate, flexuous, 2 to 3 times the length of the leaves, .6 to 1.8" [1.5 to 4.5 cm] long, sublaxly few to several flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers were yellow green with orange-yellow tips.

Synonyms Microtatorchis potamophila Schltr. 1913

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