Cypripedium shanxiense

Cyp shanxiense

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Cypripediinae
Genus: Cypripedium
Species: Cyp. shanxiense
Binomial name
Cypripedium shanxiense
S.C.Chen 1983

Cypripedium shanxiense is a species in the genus Cypripedium.


Plants bloom in the summer with 1 to 2 flowers. The plant usually self pollinates.


Plant is found growing in limestone soil in the forest of Hokkiado, Japan; Sakhalin Island, Russia; Shanxi, Hubei, Ningxia, Gansu, Quinghai, and Sichuan provinces of China at 0 to 3100 meters in elevation.


Cypripedium shanxiense

Grow in partial shade in cool temperatures. Plant can be grown in full gravel or full lavarock. Plant may be subjected to rot when divided.


Common Names: The Shanxi cypripedium

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