Dendrobium epidendropsis is an orchid species identified by Kraenzl. in 1908. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Dendrobium ionopus.
ORIGIN: Found in the Philippines, Java, and Japan as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte that occurs low on tree trunks on forested slopes at 900 to 1000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Found in the Philippines, Java, and Japan as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte that occurs low on tree trunks on forested slopes at 900 to 1000 meters with cane-like, slender stems carrying oblong-lanceolate, leathery leaves and blooms in the fall through early winter and again in the spring on a slender, axillary, to about 4 [10 cm] long, pendulous raceme with many flowers clustered towards the apex that arises from near the apex of the older leafless canes carrying 15, waxy, glossy, showy and sometimes fragrant flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 1/2 includes the mentum inches [6.25 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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