Cadetia fluctuosa (J.J.Sm.) P.F.Hunt 1971 SECTION Ptero-Cadetia

Side View Of Flower

Photos by Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Full shade Cool Winter

Common Name The Wavy Cadetia [possibly refers to the bent pedicel]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in New Guinea at 1250 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, elliptic, acute leaf that blooms in the winter on a short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Cadetia citrina (Ridl.) Schuit.1994; Dendrobium citrinum Ridl. 1916; *Dendrobium fluctuosum J.J.Sm. 1934

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of New Guinea Andre Schuiteman 2013 as Dendrobium citrinum photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 20 2017 as Dendrobium fluctosum photo fide;