Dendrobium yongii J.J.Wood 2008 SECTION Calcarifera

Photos by Ed de Vogel

Part Shade Summer

Common Name Yong's Dendrobium [A Bornean Collector of the type]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm] long

Found in Sarawak Borneo without plant and locational data that blooms in the summer

Known from 4 loose flowers preserved in alcohol. It appears to be allied to D hymenophyllum but distinguished by the broader lip without inflexed margins and a non curved apex. and D roseatum but distinguished by the smaller flowers with a narrower less deeply cleft lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 drawing/photo fide