Taeniophyllum multiflorum (Ridl.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

Photo by N.E.G. Crutwell and The Orchids of New Guinea Website

Deep shade Cold Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name The Many Flowered Taeniophyllum

Flower Size small

Found in New Guinea on mossy trees in forests at elevations of 3200 to 3800 meters as a miniature to small sized [in bloom], cold growing epiphyte with almost no stem and withoblong, coriaceous, abruptly narrowing into an acute point leaves , that blooms at most any time of the year on an erect, flexuous, quadrangular sparsely dentate-successively winged, to 2 to 8" [to 5 to 20 cm] long, subdensely many flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, boat shaped floral bracts.

Synonyms Microtatorchis longissima Mansf. 1929; *Microtatorchis multiflora Ridl. 1916; Microtatorchis wilhelminae P.Royen 1979

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