Taeniophyllum trilobum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Loboglossum Schlechter

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

Part shade Hot Winter

Common Name The Three Lobed Taeniophyllum [refers to the lip shape]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 150 to 200 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte without leaves and much flattened roots that blooms in the winter on a filiform peduncle, 1" [2.5 cm] long, sublaxly to subdensely, successively single, several flowered flowered inflorescence with triangular, apiculate floral bracts.

Schlechter stated that the flowers are pale yellow


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1914/1985 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 as Microtatorchis triloba; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 23 1393 - 1456 Brieger 1990 drawing fide;