Cadetia quinqueloba

Cadetia quinqueloba

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Cadetia
Species: Cad. quinqueloba
Binomial name
Cadetia quinqueloba
Schltr. 1912

Cadetia quinqueloba is a species of genus Cadetia


Plant blooms in the winter and spring with a single 1cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing on tree trunks in New Guinea at elevations of 1500 to 2700 meters


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


Common Names:The 5-Lobed Cadetia


  1. Cadetia major Schltr. 1912
  2. Dendrobium majus (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912
  3. Dendrobium quinquelobum (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912

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