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Cadetia

Cadetia taylorii plate
Cadetia taylorii from Australian Orchids

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Alliance:
Genus: Cadetia
Gaudich. 1829
Type Species
Cadetia umbellata


Cadetia abbreviated as Cad. in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids consisting of about 50 species

DistributionEdit

Plants are distributed from New Guinea to Australia and Indonesia.

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus have small flowers and usually grow in a shrub like structure

CultureEdit

Plant grows in cool to warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter reduce watering until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or small fir bark. Plants are best grown mounted

NamingEdit

The genus is named after Cadet de Gassicourt ,author of a dictionary of chemical terms and of a formulary in France .

SynonymsEdit

  1. Callista Lour.

Species Edit

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