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Paphiopedilum adductum

Paphiopedilum adductum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. adductum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum adductum
Asher 1983


Paphiopedilum adductum is a species of Paphiopedilum found in Asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from late winter to spring with two to three flowers that are around 10 cm wide.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in rocks and leaf litter in Bokidnon and Mindanao provinces of the Philippines at elevations of 1200 to 1300 meters. Plants are subjected to heavy rains in the summer through winter and spring is very humid.

CultureEdit

Plant should be grown in areas with moderately bright light and intermediate temperatures. Pot in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark and perlite. Water regularly about every four to five days. To induce blooming reduce watering and lower temperatures in the early spring.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Adducted staminode paphiopedilum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Paphiopedilum adductum var. anitum (Golamco) Koop. 2000
  2. Paphiopedilum anitum Golamco 1998

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