!Cadetia umbellata Gaudic. 1829 SECTION Cadetia Photos courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Deep Shade Hot Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name The Umbeled Cadetia

Flower Size .4" [1cm]

Found in New Guinea and the Moluccan rainforests at elevations of sea level to 400 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with close set, slender pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, fleshy, obtusely bidentate leaf that blooms in the winter, spring, summer or fall on a terminal, solitary flowered, .2" [4 mm] long inflorescence.

Synonyms Cadetia pseudoumbellata (J.J.Sm.) Schltr. 1912; Dendrobium pseudoumbellatum J.J.Sm. 1908; Dendrobium umbellatum (Gaudich.) Rchb.f. 1861;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 sa Dendrobium umbellatum; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981; Orchids of Lowland Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010 photo good