Cadetia recurvata

Cadetia recurvata Blume, Mus. Bot. Lugd. Bat. 1 (1849) 30.

Type: Not designated (New Guinea).

Leaves elliptic-oblong. Flower usually solitary. Petals narrower than the dorsal sepal. Mentum long, doubly retuse, reclined. Lip with rounded, almost inrolled lateral lobes and a patent, ovate, obtuse midlobe. Ovary glabrous.
(after Blume).

Colours: Not known.

Habitat: Not known, probably in the lowlands.

Flowering time in the wild: Not known.

Distribution: New Guinea (endemic).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua.

Notes: Cadetia recurvata is only known from the very poor description, from which a positive identification is impossible. It may be conspecific with Cadetia transversiloba, but in the absence of labelled type material this conclusion cannot be substantiated.