Taeniophyllum palmicola Schltr. 1905 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis Schlechter

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

Part shade Hot LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Palm Loving Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees at elevations around 10 meters as a hot growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are pale yellow.


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