Cadetia apiculifera (J.J.Sm.) Schltr. 1922 SECTION Cadetia

Another Flower Photos by Peter O Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Point Carrying Cadetia

Flower Size

Found in western New Guinea at elevations around 120 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with clustered, short, cylindrical, gradually widening towards the apex, 4 angled, sometimes witha black or brown apical ring stems carrying a single apical, elliptic, unequally bilobed apically leaf that blooms in the winter through summer on a short, successively single to 6 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Dendrobium apiculiferum J.J.Sm. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 as C aff apiculifera drawing good; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium apiculiferum

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