Dendrobium yeageri Ames & Quisumb. 1934 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by Copyright W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

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Common Name Yeager's Dendrobium [American Orchid Enthusiast early 1900's in the Philippines]

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm]

Found in the Philippines as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with slender, pendulous, clustered stems that rarely branch and carry many, lanceolate, pointed leaves and blooms on a short, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence with showy flowers arising in the spring.

This species is closely related to D victoria reginae but the color pattern is reversed.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981 drawing/photo fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 4 2000 photo; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes and Tiong 2015 photo fide;