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Paphiopedilum druryi

Paph. druryi

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. druryi
Alliance:
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum druryi
(Bedd.) Pfitzer 1895


Paphiopedilum druryi is a species of Paphiopedilum found in India.

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in lime soil, mossy trees, and limestone ditches in tall grass of South India at elevations of 1500 to 1800 meters. The area is subjected to heavy rains in the summer and heavy fog in the winter.

CultureEdit

Plant should be grown in areas with bright light and intermediate to warm temperatures. Pot in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark and perlite. Species can tolerate many different potting mediums. Water regularly about every four to five days.

NamingEdit

Common Names:Drury's Paphiopedilum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Cordula drurii [Bedd.] Rolfe 1912
  • Cypripedium druryi Bedd. 1874

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