Claderia Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 5 (1890) 810
Sympodial plants with very long rhizomes. Stem relatively short, not fleshy, c. 4-leaved. Leaves sheathing at the base, arranged in two rows, glabrous, plicate, deciduous, convolute, thin-textured. Inflorescence a terminal panicle with very short lateral branches. Flowers appearing one-by-one, medium-sized, resupinate, green with darker veins. Sepals free. Petals free, about as long as the dorsal sepal, but more oblique and spathulate. Lip without spur or with a spur-like sac at he base, not mobile. Column-foot absent. Pollinia 2, cleft, solid, caudicles absent, stipe absent, viscidium present.
Species present in New Guinea: