Paphiopedilum

Paphiopedilum hybrids

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  • Flower name
    Paphiopedilum
  • Scientific name
    Paphiopedilum hybrids
  • AliasPaphiopedilum, シプリペディラム, Lady's slipper
  • Place of originHorticulture variety, (original plant : Southeast Asia, Southern China)
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, October, November, December

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.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Orchidaceae
  • Genus
    Paphiopedilum
  • Species
    P. hybrids
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Orchid shape
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typenon-cold tolerant evergreen perennial plant
  • Flower colorsBrown Yellow Cream White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower6.0 ~ 12.0 cm

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