Taeniophyllum trachypus Schltr. 1906 Photos by Edouard Faria and his New Caledonia Orchid Photo Wensite

Common Name The Rough Column Foot Taeniophyllum

Flower Size .24 to .28" [6 to 7 mm]

Found in central and southeastern New Caledonia in rain forests at elevations around 600 to 1400 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall, winter and spring on a .08 to 32" [2 to 8 mm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe Neo Caledonienne d'Orchidophilie 1995 photo good