Taeniophyllum rugulosum Carr 1932

Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Little Wrinkled Taeniophyllum [refers to the roots]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Pahang state of penninsular Malaysia and Borneo as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte without pseudobulbs or leaves that does have flattened, minutely wrinkled roots that blooms on several, peduncle .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, rachis to .6" [1.5 cm], successively single flowered inflorescence carrying pale deep salmon colored flowers that last only a single night.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo, Wood & Cribb 1994;