Ypsilopus liae Delprete & J.-P.Lebel 2001 Drawing by Europeana Website

Collection Sheet Photo by JSTOR and JSTOR Plant Science Website

Part shadeCool ColdFall

Common Name Lia's Ypsilopus

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southwestern Rwanda in montane rainforests at elevations around 1850 to 2100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a short, erect stem carrying unequally bilobed apically, rounded lobes, basally twisted so as to lie all in one plane leaves that blooms in the fall on several, pendent, 4 to 12" [10 to 30 cm] long, 2 to 17 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006;