Taeniophyllum rhodantherum Schltr. 1911

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

Part shade Warm

Common Name The Red Anther Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in western Sumatra at elevations around 700 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with flattenerd roots without leaves that blooms on a zig-zag, muricate, .6 to 1" [1.5 to 2.5 cm] long, densely successively many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, muricate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 drawing fide;