Taeniophyllum torricellense Schltr. 1905 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis Schlechter

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

Part shade Warm Fall Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Torricelli Range Taeniophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 600 meters as a warm growing epiphyte without leaves and flattened roots that blooms in the fall, winter and early spring.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are greenish.


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