Taeniophyllum pallidiflorum Carr 1932 Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Pale Flowered Taeniophyllum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Pahang state of penninsular Malaysia as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte without pseudobulbs or leaves that does have almost cylindrical roots that blooms on a few, peduncle .08 to .24" [2 to 6 mm] long, rachis flexuous, to .8" [2 cm], successively single flowered inflorescence with rough, alternate, dark green floral bracts and carrying very pale yellowish colored, wide opening flowers that last only a single day.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections pg 832 as T cf pallidiflorum; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;