Taeniophyllum pahangense Carr 1932 SECTION Sepalocodon

Side View of Flower

Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade hot Spring

Common Name The Pahang Taeniophyllum [refers to a state in Malaysia]

Flower Size .08" [2mm]

Found in the Thailand, penninsular Malaysia and Vietnam in lowland primary forests at elevations around 400 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with triangular in section, slender roots and giving rise to no leaves that blooms in the spring on a rough, erect , 1" [2.5 cm] long, successively several flowered inforescence carrying pale greenish flowers that barely open.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Wild Orchids of the Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 photo ok; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide