Dendrobium moniliforme also known as small yellow grass. And Dendrobium is very similar. Stem height 10 to 20 cm. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, 2.5 to 4 cm long, 7 to 10 mm wide, apex obtuse; leaf sheath non-gray color is not clean. Racemes with flowers 2 to 4; flowers yellowish green, ca. 2 cm in diam .; central sepals linear-lanceolate, sepal slightly sickle-shaped on both sides; lip yellow-green with 1 brown spot in center. Spread Zhejiang, Anhui, Guangxi, Yunnan and other places.
scientific name: Dendrobium moniliforme Family: Orchid Dendrobium Alias: Dendrobium, perennial epiphytes. Stems erect or drooping, cylindrical, elongate, lavender, usually 30-40 cm long, 3–5 mm in diam., Slightly slender proximally, with multiple segments, membranous sheath, lobes lanceolate, 4-6 cm long and 7 -9mm, apex acute. Inflorescences arising on leafless stem nodes, often with 2 flowers, flower diameter 2-4cm, white to pale yellow, with a reddish band of maroon spots on the lip disc, sepals and petals lanceolate To narrow ovate-lanceolate, 1.5cm-2.5cm long, 7-9mm wide; calyx sac conical, 4-5mm long; lip narrow rhombus, 1.4-2.5cm long, not significant trisomy, mid-lobe ovate Round, apex acute to acuminate. With the benefits of stomach fluid, nourishing Yin heat.Chinese Pharmacopoeia (2000 edition) contains 5 kinds of history, there is no clear small medicinal records of Dendrobium, but according to the analysis of today’s research, its fresh products for fresh Dendrobium or ” D. officinale Kimura et Migo “.
Dendrobium moniliforme 4-20m high. Branchlets thick, small clawed scales and sparsely brown pubescent. Single leaves alternate; petiole stout, 1.5-4.5 cm long, with tan-shaped scales and pubescent; leaf blade thin leathery, narrowly oblong, long 18-35cm, width 7-13cm, apex acuminate to sudden sharp, Base rounded or obtuse, margin smallly serrulate, glabrous above, thinly pale brown or rusty foraminifera flocked below, middle and lateral veins sparse claw thyroid scales, lateral veins parallel, 35-46 pairs. Panicle new branches above the leaf axils, 12-38cm, with scales and pubescent; total peduncle 5-16cm, peduncle length 1-2cm, densely brown pubescent, most of the fruit is off; sepals 5, eggs Round, 4-6 mm long; petals 5, golden yellow, subrounded, 7-8 mm long, apex rewound, basally connate; stamens numerous, anther punctate; ovary globose, -5, connate below the middle. Berry oblate or subglobose, 1-1.2 cm in diam., Green or yellowish, with 5-ribbed, styles and sepals persistent. Flowers, fruit from July to December.