Cadetia crassula Schltr. 1912 SECTION Sarco-cadetia Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool Summer

Common Name The Little Thickened Cadetia

Flower Size .16" [.4 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea on trees in the Finisterre Range at elevations around 1300 meters as a mini-miniature, .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm] tall, cool growing epiphyte withdense pseudobulbs carrying a single, smooth, leathery, oblong to oval leaf that blooms in the summer on a very short, terminal, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dendrobium crassulum (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium crassulum