Neuwiedia Blume, in Hoev. & De Vriese, Tijdschr. 1 (1834) 140
Sympodial terrestrial plants without rhizome. Stem short, several- to many-leaved. Leaves spirally arranged, sheathing at the base, glabrous or short hairy, plicate, persistent, convolute, thin-textured. Inflorescence a many-flowered terminal raceme, often pubescent. Flowers small to medium-sized, resupinate, not opening widely, white or yellow. Sepals free. Petals free, somewhat broader than the sepals. Lip without spur, not mobile, not lobed, broader than the petals. Column-foot absent. Three fertile anthers, pollen not aggregated into pollinia, powdery.
Species present in New Guinea: