Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'

Paphiopedilum sangii

  • Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'
  • Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'
  • Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'
  • Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'
  • Flower name
    Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'
  • Scientific name
    Paphiopedilum sangii
  • AliasLady's slipper, パフィオペディルム, パフィオ, パフィオペディラム, サンギイ, sangii, Paphiopedilum
  • Place of originBurma and Assam
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, May, October, November, December

What is Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'

Paphiopedilum sangii (scientific name: Paphiopedilum sangii) is an Indonesian endemic, epiphytic evergreen perennial herb in the genus Paphiopedilum of the orchid family. It was introduced relatively recently, in 1987.

The rhizomatous leaves are oblong-oval in shape with dark green spots on a light green background.
The slender reddish-brown stems that emerge from between the leaves have numerous hairs and bear attractive and odd single flowers at their tips.

The flowers look like aliens? s, which also look like aliens. They are composed of the following from top to bottom.

Dorsal sepal - 1 piece, which looks like a tulip head, yellow-green with a reddish-brown vertical line at the bottom,
Lateral sepal - one on each side, the part that looks like both arms, reddish purple and elongated,
Central part - the part that looks like a human body
 Pseudostigma (Corolla) - one on each side, light yellow in color, looks like the throat and breast,
 Lip - one, which looks like the abdomen and the waist, pouch-like, brown and yellow on the outside, white on the inside,

The pouch is brown and yellow on the outside, white on the inside, and looks like it has long, hairy legs underneath.

Common name: Paphiopedilum sangii, Taxonomy: Paphiopedilum spicellianum, genus Spicerianum, phylum Orchidaceae, order Monocotyledonales, phylum Angiospermae, plant kingdom: Celebes, central Sulawesi, Indonesia, life form: evergreen perennial, height: 30 to 50 cm, Leaf shape: oblong-oval, inflorescence: 3~5 leaflets, leaf color: green, leaf width: 3~4 cm, leaf length: 10~13 cm, flowers symmetrical on both sides, inflorescence: single pendulous inflorescence, lower sepal (lip petal): bag-shaped, lateral petals: symmetrical, horizontal, flowering season: summer (June-August), flowering style: single, fragrance: absent, flower color: light green, red-purple, yellow, white

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  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    P. spicerianum
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Orchid shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typenon-cold tolerant evergreen perennial plant
  • Flower colorsRed Green Purple Yellow White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 12.5 cm

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