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

Full shade Hot Warm Spring

Common Name The Small Cadetia

Flower Size .12" [.3 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in the Waira Valley at elevations of 400 to 600 meters as a mini-miniature, .4" [1 cm] tall, hot to warm growing epiphyte with cylindrical, erect to ascending, clustered pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong to oval leaf that blooms in the spring on a very short, near terminal, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dendrobium bialatum J.J.Sm. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium bialatum