Taeniophyllum quadratum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Loboglossum Schlechter

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

Part shade Hot EARLY Spring

Common Name The 4 Angled Taeniophyllum [refere to the lip]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees at elevations around 150 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the spring on a setiform, to 3.2" [8 cm] long, densely, successively single, several flowered inflorescence with minute, triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellow.


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