Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'

Paphiopedilum spicerianum

  • Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'
  • Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'
  • Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'
  • Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'
  • Flower name
    Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'
  • Scientific name
    Paphiopedilum spicerianum
  • AliasLady's slipper, パフィオペディルム, パフィオ, スピセリアナム
  • Place of originBurma and Assam
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, May, October, November, December

What is Paphiopedilum 'spicerianum'

Paphiopedilum spicerianum is native to Burma and Assam and is the original species of spicerianum.It has a single unique flower about 7 cm in diameter. The pseudocoramus (column) in the center, which resembles a toad or bird's face, is conspicuous and delightful. The long greenish wavy things on either side of the face are petals. The center of the petals has a reddish-black streak. The green mouth-like thing is called a lip, which looks like an insect catcher's sack for insects but doesn't catch them. The white crown-like object that appears to rest on top of the head is the dorsal sepal (dorsal sepal), which has a reddish-purple streak.

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. spicerianum
  • 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 colorsGreen White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height10.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower6.5 ~ 7.0 cm

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