Diplocaulobium cadetioides (Schltr.) A.D.Hawkes 1957 SECTION Diplocaulobium Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeCool Fall

Common Name The Cadetia-Like Diplocaulobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1300 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to thin, terete, petioliform stems carrying erect, linear to ligulate-linear, obtuse leaves that blooms in the fall on an apical, compressed, .4" [1 cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence.

Schlecther states that the flowers are white, slightly flushed with red externally and has a yellow lip.

Synonyms *Dendrobium cadetioides Schltr. 1912

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