Paphiopedilum henryanum

Paph. henryanum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. henryanum
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum henryanum
Braem 1987

Paphiopedilum henryanum is a species of Paphiopedilum found in Asia.


Plant blooms in the fall with a single 6 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in leave litter and on the limestone cliffs of Ha Giang, Yunnan, and Guangxi provinces of China and in Northern Vietnam at elevations of 910 to 1400 meters. In the winter and spring the area is subjected to heavy fog and drizzles.


Plant should be grown in areas with bright light and intermediate 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. Water more during the summer. Keep plant well circulated to enable flowering. To induce blooming lower temperature and reduce watering during the winter.


Common Names: Henry's Paphiopedilum


  1. Paphiopedilum chaoi Hua 1999
  2. Paphiopedilum dollii Luckel 1987
  3. Paphiopedilum henryanum f. album O.Gruss 2002
  4. Paphiopedilum henryanum f. christae (Braem) O.Gruss & Roeth 1999
  5. Paphiopedilum henryanum var. christae Braem 1991

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