Taeniophyllum samoense (Schltr.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014 Photo by Whistler & Cribb 1996

Part Shade Warm

Common Name The Samoan Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Fiji and Samoa in cloud forests at elevations of 800 to 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with oblanceolate, acute, leaves that blooms on an erect, peduncel and rachis equal in length, .8 yto 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, laxly few flowered inflorescnece with small, scale-like, ovate, acute floral bracts and carrying greenish yellow flowers..

Synonyms *Microtatorchis samoensis Schltr. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Samoa Cribb & Whistler 1996 photo fide;

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