Dendrobium capillipes Rchb. f. is a herbaceous plant. Stem fleshy, nearly flat spindle, 8-15 cm long, central, ca. 1.5 cm, unbranched, with many blunt longitudinal ribs and few internodes. 2-4 leaves near the stem end with students, leathery, narrowly oblong, usually 10-12 cm long, 1-1.5 cm wide, apex a little obtuse and oblique incision, the base expands into the sheath of the sheath.
Racemes often eulate from central part of fallen old stem, nearly erect, 12-15 cm long, sparsely 2- to several-flowered; inflorescence basal 2-3 ± membranous sheath; inflorescences pale white, small, Ovate, ca. 5 mm, ca. 3 mm, apex acute; pedicel and ovary yellowish green, ca. 2 cm; flowers golden yellow, spreading; middle sepals ovate-lanceolate, 1.2 cm long, 5 mm wide at middle , Apex acute, with 3 veins; lateral sepals and sepals nearly equal; septum nearly oblong, ca. 4 mm, obtuse distal.
Petals ovate-elliptic, 1.5 cm long, 9 mm wide, apex slightly obtuse, with 4 veins; lip color than sepals and petals deep, nearly kidney-shaped, 2 cm long, 2.5 cm wide, apex dimpled, base Pistils on both sides and with purple stripes on both sides, margin undulate, densely pubescent on both surfaces; inflorescence golden yellow, ca. 4 mm; cap apiculate, front truncated and truncated and notched; Wide bed, on both sides of the edge with irregular fine nicks. Flowering from March to May.
Born in an evergreen broad-leaved forest with an elevation of 900-1450 meters. Production in southern Yunnan (Mengla, Jinghong, Menghai, Simao, Guan Ping). Distributed in northeastern India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam. Specimens collected from Myanmar.
Dendrobium capillipes Rchb. f. is a kind of hi-perennial herb that likes shades of cool, likes warmth and dampness, grows in the subtropical deep forest with annual rainfall of more than 1000 mm, half-shade half-sun environment, January average temperature higher than 8 ℃ , Suitable for growing temperature of 15 to 28 degrees, suitable for growing air humidity above 60%, less demanding on soil fertility, wild and more in the loose and thick bark or trunk growth, and some also grow in the crevice. Is an aerial root, the main requirements of the root permeability is good, the best substrate to breathe air ventilation, in the appropriate temperature and humidity, fast growth, survivability is very strong. Spring and early summer each year, biennial stems on the section of the inflorescence, flowering stems grow into new stems into stems, autumn and winter into the dormant period.