Cadetia stenocentrum (Schltr.) Schltr. 1912 SECTION Ptero Cadetia Photo by Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website


Common Name The Narrow Center Cadetia [refers to the midlobe of the lip]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 600 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with elongate pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ligulate, obtuse leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a short, terminal, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Dendrobium stenocentrum Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as Dendrobium stenocentrum; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium stenocentrum