Cadetia collina Schltr. 1912 SECTION Ptero-cadetia Photo courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Plant and Flower Photo courtesy of Wolfgang H. Bandisch, Photo by Rocky Roe Copyright © 1998, 1999 All rights reserved. And his Papua & New Guinea Orchid Species site Photo courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

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Common Name The Hill-Living Cadetia

Flower Size 2/5" [10mm]

Found in Papua and New Guinea at elevations of 60 to 900 meters on smooth barked limbs of large trees in seasonally dry lowland montane rainforests as robust, small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with acutely four-angled pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong, obtuse, glabrous leaf with a round base which blooms at almost any time of the year, although the peak is late spring summer on a apical, short to 1/4" [.65 cm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence arising from an elliptic, compressed, apiculate spathe and carrying a single flower held at the leaf base.

Synonyms Cadetia obliqua Schltr. 1912; Cadetia quinquecostata (J.J.Sm.) Schltr. 1912; Cadetia quinquenervia (J.J.Sm.) A.D.Hawkes 1961; Cadetia toadjana (J.J.Sm.) Schltr. 1922; Dendrobium collinum (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912; Dendrobium obliquum (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912; Dendrobium rumphiae var. quinquecostatum J.J.Sm. 1909; Dendrobium rumphiae var. quinquenervium J.J.Sm. 1909; Dendrobium toadjanum J.J.Sm. 1913; Dendrobium versteegii J.J.Sm. 1912;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as Dendrobium collinum; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 as C obliqua drawing good; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1985 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as C obliqua drawing good; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 as C aff collina drawing ok; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 as C quinquecostata drawing good; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo fide; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 as C quinquecostata photo fide;

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