Cadetia collinsii Lavarack 1981 SECTION Eu-Cadetia

Side View of Flower Photo by M A Clements/R G Tunstall and The Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Common Name or Meaning Collins' Cadeetia [original collector of species 1900's] - In Australia Mcllwraith Burr Orchid

Flower Size .24 to .32" [6 to 8 mm]

Found in the cape of York and northeastern Australia in montane forests at elevations of 400 to 700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with short, erect to curved, cylindrical stems carrying a single, apical, fleshy ovate to lanceolate, emarginate apically leaf that blooms mostly in the summer and fall on a short, successively single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo fide; Native Orchids of AUstralia Jones 2006 photo fide;