Taeniophyllum schlechteri Mansf. 1930

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

Part shade Warm Cool EARLY Summer

Common Name Schlechter's Taeniophyllum [German Botanist early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the early summer on a densely and shortly muricate-papillose, flexuous, 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, densely few flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are green-yellow with a lip with a white apex.

Synonyms Taeniophyllum orthorhynchum Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Taeniophyllum orthorhynchum drawing fide