Taeniophyllum stenosepalum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Rhynchanthera Schlechter

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

Part shade Warm LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Slim Sepal Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a serratiform, peduncle setiform, , .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2cm] long, densely, successively few to several flowered inflorescence with triangular, apiculate floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are pale yellow with a whitish spur.


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