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
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 ; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good;