Paphiopedilum insigne

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    Paphiopedilum insigne @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Paphiopedilum insigne @ Tokyo medical botanical garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Paphiopedilum insigne
Formal Name
Paphiopedilum insigne
Alias
Ladyslipper, Paphiopedilum insigne
Habitat
Southeast Asia to Southern China, (cultivar)
Morph
non cold-resistant evergreen perennial

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What is Paphiopedilum insigne

Paphiopedilum insigne (Scientific name: Paphiopedilum insigne) is native to Southeast Asia to Southern China, and is a semi-orchid of Orchidaceae, non cold-resistant evergreen perennial. A lot of garden cultivars have also been breeded. Normally, this Orchid makes one flower bloom at the tip of the flower stem. Green leaves are wide, roundish and shorter than flower stems. Compared with other runs, this run is short of one piece of calyx. The lower calyx is reminiscent of the insect bag with a baglike lip valve, but it is not a carnivorous plant. The backpalm piece (upper calyx piece) has an elliptical shape where the margin waves, the brown spots are scattered on the green ground and the surroundings are white. Side petals are brown, symmetrical, spread sideways.
The language of flowers is "graceful attire". "Paphiopedillum" in the genus name means Latin in "Paphio = Venus + pedillum", which means "Venus slippers" or "Lady slippers." Species 'insigne' is a Latin It means "insignis" (outstanding).

Common name: Paphiopedilum insigne, Scientific name: Paphiopedilum insigne, also known as Paphiopedila insigne, Cypripedilum, Lady's slipper, Origin: Southeast Asia to Southern China, (cultivar), Living type: Evergreen perennial hemispherical orchids, plant height: 20 to 40 cm, leaf shape: oblong, leaf shape: 3 to 5 pepper, leaf color: green , Flower bilaterally symmetrical flowers, inflorescence: rhinoceros inflorescence, corolla: run shape, backpalm piece (upper calyx): brown spots, lip (lower calyx): baglike, side petals: brown and laterally spread , Flower diameter: 6 to 12 cm, flower color: brown · green, pistil: spoon shape, flowering period: October to May, the following year.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Paphiopedilum
Species
P. insigne
Flower language
Elegant behavior (Jan 18, Dec 27)
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Orchid
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Greenhousecultivated variety
Color
Brown, Green
Season
JanFebMarAprMayOctNovDec
Height
20 ~ 40 [cm]
Diameter
6 ~ 12

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