Taeniophyllum rubrum Ridl. 1896

Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Reddish Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Pahang and Negeri Sembilan states of Malaysia as well as Sabah Borneo in hill forests at elevations of 200 to 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte without pseudobulbs or leaves that does have roots that are triangular in cross-section that blooms on several, peduncle .2" [5 mm] long, rachis elongating, .4" [1 cm] long, successively single, 2 flowered inflorescence with reddish, hairy floral bracts and carrying pink flowers that last several days.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo, Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011