Taeniophyllum ovale Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis Schlechter

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

Part shade Warm Cool LATE Spring

Common Name The Oval Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late spring on a hirsute, .8" [2 cm] long, laxly few flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are greenish sulphur yellow.


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