Cadetia chamaephytum (Schltr.) Schltr. 1912 SECTION Ptero-cadetia Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Low Growth Cadetia

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Found in New Guinea and the Moluccas in montane mist forests on tree trunks or on mossy branches at elevations around 800 to 1000 meters as a warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the mid spring through late summer

Synonyms Cadetia foersteriana Schltr. 1919; Cadetia leucantha Schltr. 1912; Cadetia subhastata (J.J.Sm.) Schltr. 1922; *Dendrobium chamaephytum Schltr. 1905; Dendrobium leucanthum (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912; Dendrobium salhutuense J.J.Sm. 1927; Dendrobium subhastatum J.J.Sm. 1912;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as Dendrobium chamaephytum; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; The Orchids of the High Mountains of New Guinea Royen 1979 as Dendrobium chamaephytum drawing ok; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium chamaephytum