Taeniophyllum triangulare J.J.Sm. 1928

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

Part shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Triangular Taeniophyllum [refers to the sepals, petals and lip shape]

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Sumatra at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte without leaves and much flattened roots that blooms on a thin peduncle,glabrous, .12 to .16" [3 to 4 mm] long, rachis zig-zag, .88" [2.25 cm] long, successively single, 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence with alternating in 2 rows, triangular, concave floral bracts.

J J Smith stated that the flowers are light green


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001