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Cadetia quinqueloba

Cadetia quinqueloba

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


Cadetia quinqueloba is a species of genus Cadetia

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

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

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

Common Names:The 5-Lobed Cadetia

SynonymsEdit

  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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