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Cypripedium japonicum

Cyp japonicum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Cypripediinae
Genus: Cypripedium
Species: Cyp. japonicum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Cypripedium japonicum
Thunb. 1784


Cypripedium japonicum is a Cypripedium species found in East Asia.

DescriptionEdit

The plant blooms from Late spring to Early summer.

DistributionEdit

Cypripedium japonicum is found in Japan; Korea; Anhui, Zhejiang, Hunan, Hubei, Shaanxi, Ganzu, Sichuan, and Guizhou provinces of China. The plant is found in montane and bamboo forest, usually near streams and lakes at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters.

CultureEdit

Grow plant in partial shade . Plants are difficult to establish and the rhizomes require a lots of space to creep.


VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Cypripedium japonicum pink Cypripedium japonicum variant Lip is pink, sepals and petals are yellow green

NamingEdit

Common Names: Japanese Cypripedium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Cypripedium cathayenum S.S.Chien 1930
  2. Cypripedium japonicum var. glabrum M.Suzuki 1980

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