Dendrobium ypsilon Seidenf. 1985 SECTION Platycaulon

Another Flower Angle Showing Y-Shaped Lip

Plant and Flower Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

Part Sun Hot spring summer

Common Name The Y-Shaped Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Thailand as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, wide, flattened, thin, succulent like, very branched stems carrying in the apical portion, 1 to 3 oval leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a short, arching to pendulous, 1 to 5 flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes or at the apice of mature leafless stems.

Synonyms Eurycaulis ypsilon (Seidenf.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good;