Cadetia angustifolia Blume 1849 SECTION Ptero-cadetia

Close up of Flower Photos courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Deep Shade Hot Warm Winter THROUGHSummer

Common Name The Thin Leafed Cadetia

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea in swamp, hill and rainforests at elevations of sealevel to 600 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with slender, close set, subcalvate, sharply 4 winged, pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, falcate, linear, basally rounded, obtuse and minutely unequally bilobed apically leaf that blooms in the winter through summer on a terminal, 1/4" [5.7 mm] single flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe.

Synonyms Cadetia bigibba Schltr. 1912; Cadetia crenulata Schltr. 1912; Dendrobium alexisense J.J.Sm. 1912; Dendrobium dubium J.J.Sm. 1912; Dendrobium rumphiae Rchb.f. 1861;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D rumphiae; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 as C crenulata drawing good; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 as C bigibba drawing good; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 as C quinquecostata; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroidee Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 as Dendrobium rumphiae photo ok;