Taeniophyllum pubicarpum 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 LATE Winter Spring

Common Name The Hairy Seed Capsule Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees at elevations around 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on a hispid, .4" [1 cm] long, dense, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with triangular, apiculate floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are white with a with 4 to 6 small, violet-red spots on the lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 23 1393 - 1456 Brieger 1990 drawing fide;