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Paphiopedilum kolopakingii

Paph. kolopakingii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. kolopakingii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum kolopakingii
Fowlie 1984


Paphiopedilum kolopakingii is a species of Paphiopedilum found in Asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the late spring to early summer with up to twelve 10 cm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on mosses, leaves, and stones in Kalimantan, Borneo at elevations of 550 to 1000 meters. The area has heavy rains during late spring to early fall. The area is rarely dry and has high humidity.

CultureEdit

Plant should be grown in areas with bright light and cool to warm temperatures. Pot in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark and perlite. Water regularly about every four to five days. Bright light promotes flowering.

VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Paphiopedilum kolopakingii f. album 'Mahon' Paphiopedilum kolopakingii var album Sepals are white and petals are green lip is green
Paphiopedilum kolopakingii f. semi-album Paphiopedilum kolopakingii var semi-album Sepals are striped and white and petals green, lip is green

NamingEdit

Common Names: Kolopaking's Paphiopedilum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Paphiopedilum topperi G.J.Braem & H.Mohr 1988

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