Cadetia karoensis (Schltr.) Schltr. 1912 SECTION Eu-Cadetia Photo by Petrus Kurniawan's Orchids and his The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Karo Cadetia [A river in Papua New Guinea]

Flower Size .46" [9mm]

Found in Papua New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 600 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with clustered, angular-cylindricalelongate pseduobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ligulate, obtuse leaf that blooms in the earlier fall on an erect to suberect, single flowered inflorescence arising through a compressed, obtuse spathe

Synonyms *Dendrobium karoense Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as Dendrobium karoense; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 drawing good; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo fide;