Taeniophyllum physodes Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis Schlechter

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

Part shade Hot EARLYFall

Common Name The Bellows Taeniophyllum [refers to the spur?]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees at elevations around 400 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the fall on a subepedunculate, laxly, successively single, 5 to 10 flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are sulphur yellow with a paler spur.


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