Taeniophyllum stella Carr 1932

Drawing Photo/Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Star Shaped Taeniophyllum

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in the eastern Himalayas, penninsular Malaysia and Borneo as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte without pseudobulbs or leaves that does have flattened roots that blooms on several, peduncle .4" [1 cm] long, a short rachis, successively single flowered inflorescence carrying pale yellowish to bright yellow to salmon colored flowers that last only a single day.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;