Taeniophyllum muelleri Lindl. ex Benth. 1873 Photos by T H Nordhausen and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Mueller's Taeniophyllum - In Australia The Chain Ribbonroot

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Queensland and New South Wales Australia in rainforests, sheltered open forests, humid gullies and srteamsides on shrubs and trees at elevations of 50 to 1200 meters as a small to large sized, hot to cool growing epiphtye with single to more often several plants joined together with round, green roots that blooms in the winter on a threadlike, hairless, horizontal, apically zig zagged, bracted, 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, successively 5 to 12 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Sarcochilus baileyi F.Muell. ex Benth. 1873; Taeniophyllum cymbiforme T.E.Hunt 1947; Taeniophyllum wilkianum T.E.Hunt 1946;

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

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