Taeniophyllum savaiiense P.J.Cribb & Whistler 1996

TYPE Drawing Photo/drawing by Whistler & Cribb 1996

Part Shade Hot

Common Name The Savai'i Taeniophyllum [An island in the Samoa Archipelago]

Flower Size minute

Found in Savai'i Samoa in montane forests on tree trunks at elevations of 15 to 440 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with many narrow ribbon-like roots that blooms on a filamentous, wiry, peduncle to .12" [3 mm] long,glabrous, .6 to 2.2" [1.5 to 5.5 cm] long overall, rachis glabrous, appearing fractflex, many flowered inflorescence with distichous, traingular, acute bracts carrying minute white to cream dcolored flower..


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