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Cypripedium elegans


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Cypripediinae
Genus: Cypripedium
Species: Cyp. elegans
Alliance:
Binomial name
Cypripedium elegans
Rchb.f., Flora 1886


Cypripedium elegans is a Cypripedium species found in China

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom with one green flower. Leaves of the plant are spotted

DistributionEdit

Cypripedium elegans is found in Xizang, Yunnan, Sichuan, Hubei, Gansu; China at elevations of 2700 to 3700 meters. Plants are found in large colonies in open woodland forest in leaf litter.

CultureEdit


NamingEdit

Common Names: The elegant Cypripedium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Coelogyne elegans Rchb.f., Flora 69: 561 (1886), sphalm.

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