Paphiopedilum ciliolare

Paphiopedilum ciliolare

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. ciliolare
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum ciliolare
(Rchb. f.) Stein 1892

Paphiopedilum ciliolare is a species of Paphiopedilum found in Asia.


Plant blooms in the spring with a single 7.5 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in decomposing magma in Surigao del Sur, Siargao, and Dinagat Islands of the Philippines at elevations of 300 to 800 meters. The area is subjected to heavy rains during the rainy season.


Plant should be grown in areas with moderate to bright light and intermediate to warm temperatures. Pot in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark and perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly about every four to five days. To induce blooming lower temperatures in the winter.


Common Names: The Short Haired Paphiopedilum


  1. Cordula ciliolaris Rolfe 1912
  2. *Cypripedium ciliolare Rchb. f.?
  3. Cypripedium ciliolare var. miteauanum Linden 1888
  4. Cypripedium miteauanum Linden & Rodigas 1887
  5. Paphiopedilum ciliolare (Rchb. f.) Pfitzer 1895
  6. Paphiopedilum ciliolare var. miteauanum (Linden) Pfitzer 1903
  7. Paphiopedilum superbiens subsp. ciliolare (Rchb.f.) M.W.Wood 1981


PDF iconSeed germination and further development of plantlets of Paphiopedilum ciliolare Pfitz. in vitro

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