Taeniophyllum macrorhynchum Schltr. 1913 SUBGENUS Taeniophyllum SECTION Trachyrachis Schlechter
TYPE Drawing by © Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website
Common Name The Large Beaked Taeniophyllum [refers to the rostellum?]
Found in New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte without leaves that blooms in the fall on a serrate, densely muricate-tomentose, 2" [5 cm] long, sublaxly, 8 to 25 flowered inflorescence with triangular, apiculate floral bracts.
Schlechter stated that the flowers are yellowish with a white lip and are distinguished by the short, sac-like spur covered on the outside with short, soft thorns
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide