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Cypripedium himalaicum

Cypripedium himalaicum

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


Cypripedium himalaicum, is an orchid that is native to Asia

DescriptionEdit

Plant bloom in the summer with one 7.5 cm wide fragrant flower.

DistributionEdit

Cypripedium himalaicum is found growing on limestone boulders, crevices, and slopes in Nepal, Northern India, Bhutan, and in Xizang in China at 2800 to 4900 meters.

CultureEdit

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Himalayan Cypripedium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Cypripedium macranthum var. himalaicum (Rolfe ex Hemsl.) Kraenzl. 1897

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