Taeniophyllum radiatum J.J.Sm. 1918

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Plant and Flowers

Photos by Peter O'Byrne and J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot Warm EARLY Summer

Common Name The Radiate Taeniophyllum

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Java and Taiwan in montane forests at elevations of 90 to 800 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte or occasional lithophyte with dark green, very flattened roots without leaves that blooms in the early summer on many per plant, thin, to .8" [2 cm] long, rachis .4" [1 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan Lin & Wang 2014 photos good;