Taeniophyllum subtrilobum 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 Summer

Common Name The Almost Three Lobed Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 900 meters as a small to just medium sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the summer on a serratiform, distichous, peduncle filiform, to .8" [2 cm] long, densely, successively single, 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence with triangular, apiculate floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellow-green.


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