Taeniophyllum rhombeum Kocyan & Schuit. 2014

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

Deep shade Warm Cool EARLY Winter

Common Name The Rhomboid Taeniophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests along streams at elevations around 1000 meters as a super-mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with no stem and oblanceolate-ligulate leaves that blooms in the early winter on a somewhat elongate, flexuous, 2 to 3 times the length of the leaves, 1" [2.5 cm] long, sublaxly several flowered inflorescence with triangular, obtuse floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers were green.

Synonyms Microtatorchis rhomboglossa Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Microtatorchis rhomboglossa drawing fide; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 as Microtatorchis rhomboglossa