Eric Young: Eric Young Orchid Foundation exhibit at the 16th World Orchid Conference, Vancouver, 1999.

Young, Eric (1911—1984) Avid orchid horticulturist and benefactor, founder of the pre-eminent Eric Young Orchid Foundation on Jersey and the Eric Young Micropropagation Centre at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Florida.

Ypsilopus (YIP-sil-oh-puss) The four epiphytic species in this genus come from tropical East and Central Africa. Summerhayes established the genus, in 1949, deriving the generic name from two Greek words "the letter Y" and "foot" to denote the "Y" shaped stipe of the pollinarium.