Paphiopedilum

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    Paphiopedilum @ Maui Iland(Hawaii)
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    Paphiopedilum @ Korakuen Dome

Basic information

Flower Name
Paphiopedilum
Formal Name
Paphiopedilum hybrids
Alias
Paphiopedilum
Habitat
Horticulture variety, (original plant : Southeast Asia, Southern China)
Morph
non-cold tolerant evergreen perennial plant

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What is Paphiopedilum

Paphiopedilum (scientific name: Paphiopedilum Hybrids) is native to Southeast Asia and is a non-cold tolerant evergreen perennial plant belonging to the family Orchidaceae. It is a semi-growth orchid, and it has a feature that there is not one sepal piece compared to other orchids, and the lower one has a lip flap (bag shape). The lip is reminiscent of an insect bag. Usually, one flower blooms at the tip of the flower stem. The leaves are green, wide, rounded and shorter than flower stems.

Common name: Paphiopedilum, scientific name: Paphiopedilum Hybrids, also known as: Cypripedilum, Lady's slipper, place of origin: Horticulture variety, (original plant : Southeast Asia, Southern China), Living type: evergreen perennial, plant height: 20-40cm, leaf shape: oblong shape, inflorescence: 3-5 roots, leaf color: green, bilateral flowers, inflorescence: single apex, Lower septum (lip petal): bag-like, side petals: left / right symmetrical, lateral spread, flower diameter: 6-12 cm, flower color: brown, yellow, green, peach, red, white, brown, mottled, streaked, pistil : Spoon shape, Flowering period: October-May of the following year, Remarks: Semi-Japanese orchid.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Paphiopedilum
Species
P. hybrids
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Orchid
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
GreenhouseBotanic garden
Color
Red, Pink, Brown, Violet, Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
Season
JanFebMarAprMayOctNovDec
Height
20 ~ 40 [cm]
Diameter
6 ~ 12

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