Taeniophyllum muricatum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis Schlechter

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

Part shade Cool LATE Fall

Common Name The Muricate Taeniophyllum [A genus of trees in New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees at elevations around 1200 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late fall on a muricate-hispid, .6" [1.5 cm] long, densely several flowered inflorescence with muricate, acute floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellow.


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