Cypripedium japonicum

Cypripedium japonicum

  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Cypripedium japonicum
  • Flower name
    Cypripedium japonicum
  • Scientific name
    Cypripedium japonicum
  • AliasJapanese cypripedium, Korean lady's slipper, 熊谷草
  • Place of originJapan, Korea, China
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Cypripedium japonicum

Cypripedium japonicum, called as "Kumagaisou" is a perennial of the family orchidaceae. Big fan-shaped leaves have two opposite. Stem tip extends from between the leaves of one bag of white flowers bloom landscape. Flowers outside the Green perianth with a piece in perianth consists of lip piece side petals and white into brown pattern. Adopts a dressed during the escape struggled with lip with entomophilous by nice highjromalhanabathy Bee Pollen and then comes down to the female flower pollination mechanism. Communities to create a breed with long rhizomes. 

Generic name: Cypripedium japonicum scientific name:Cypripedium japonicum , also known as :Kumagaisou, Korean lady's slipper , origin: Japan, Korea, China, Habitat: Hokkaido-Kyushu Japan, living environment: low mountain forest, bamboo groves and living type: deciduous perennial, long Rhizomes of the plant: 20-40 cm, large leaves: fan facing 2 piece floral top, with Leaf width: 10-20 cm, phyllotaxis: opposite, left-right symmetric flowers, inflorescences form: single terminal inflorescences, outside perianth specimens: one dorsal sepal and luting one (side sepals 2), which in perianth pieces: 1 lip and side petals two flower: petals pale green in lip is white with Brown markings, rose: lip-shaped bag, flower diameter: 10 cm, lip length: 10 cm, flowering period: April-May, entomophilous breeding method: nice highjromalhanabathy.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Orchidaceae
  • Genus
    Cypripedium
  • Species
    C. japonicum
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Hedgerow/thallate
  • Leaf type
    Fan-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsPink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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