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Cypripedium himalaicum

Cypripedium himalaicum

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

Cypripedium himalaicum, is an orchid that is native to Asia


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


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.



Common Names:The Himalayan Cypripedium


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

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