Dendrobium yeageri

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Dendrobium yeagerei)
Jump to: navigation, search

Dendrobium yeageri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: D. yeageri
Binomial name
Dendrobium yeageri
Ames & Quisumb.[1]

Dendrobium yeageri (Yeager's dendrobium) is a species of the family Orchidaceae endemic to the Philippines named in honor of Dr. Clark Harvey Yeager. It is a small to medium-sized, warm growing epiphyte with thin descendant, clumping pseudobulbs that rarely branch and carry many, unsubdivided, pointed fleshy leaves. It has violet or purple inflorescences with a darker center of 3 to 4 centimetres (1.2 to 1.6 in).

References[edit]

  1. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2 September 2012.