Cadetia finisterrae Schltr. 1912 SECTION Ptero-Cadetia Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeWarm LATEWinter Spring

Common Name The Finisterra Cadetia [The End of the World Cadetia]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 950 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to thin, terete pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect to suberect, glabrous, coriaceous, shiny, linear-ligulate, obliquely apiculate leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an apical, erect to suberect, compressed, shortly acuminate, short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Dendrobium finisterrae (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912; Dendrobium obreniforme Schuit. & Peter B.Adams 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;