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Cypripedium henryi

Cypripedium henryi

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Cypripediinae
Genus: Cypripedium
Species: Cyp. henryi
Alliance:
Binomial name
Cypripedium henryi
Rolfe 1892


Cypripedium henryi is endemic to China

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the spring with two to three 7cm fragrant flowers.

DistributionEdit

Cypripedium henryi are found in Guizhou, Yunnan, Sichuan, Hubei, Gansu, and Shaanxi provinces of China. Plants are found growing in deciduous forest and grasslands on limestone at elevations of 1800 to 2800 meters.

CultureEdit

Plants are easy to grow and should be kept in a pH around 7. Plants can be grown in full gravel or in a mix of 50% gravel, 25% perlite, and 25% gravel. Keep in partial shade.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Henry's Cypripedium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Cypripedium chinense Franch. 1894

ResourcesEdit

PDF iconPollination of the lady’s slipper Cypripedium henryi

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