Taeniophyllum quadrilobum Seidenf. 1988SECTION Amphilaphis

TYPEDrawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep shade Hot

Common Name The 4 Lobed Taeniophyllum [refers to the lip shape]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Thailand in light evergreen forests as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte or lithophyte on vertical rock faces with a whorl of flat roots giving rise to a short peduncle, rachis .24 to .32" [6 to 8 mm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with a few quadirversal, triangular, muricate bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide;