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Paphiopedilum malipoense

Paph malipoense

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. malipoense
Alliance:
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum malipoense
S.C. Chen & Tsi 1984


Paphiopedilum malipoense is a species of Paphiopedilum found in Asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms during the summer with one flower around 10 cm in width. Its flowers have a raspberry fragrance.

DistributionEdit

Paphiopedilum malipoense is found in Yunnan, China and North Vietnam growing on limestone cliffs and soil in heavily forested area at 550 to 670 meters. The region is subjected to low rainfalls and mist in the winter and drizzle from late winter to early spring. Summer is very wet in the region.

CultureEdit

Keep plants moderately lighted or partially shaded with humidity at 70 to 80% with an intermediate temperatures. To induce blooming, with hold watering and maintain a low cool temperature, ie. 55°F during winter nights. Plants prefers moisture. Warm summers will cause the plant to produce large leaves. Don't allow salt to build up in mix.

VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Paphiopedilum jackii Paphiopedilum malipoense var. jackii(H.S.Hua) Aver. (1997). Sepals and petals are green. Lip is green. Column is white

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Malipo Paphiopedilum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Paphiopedilum angustatum Z.J.Liu & S.C.Chen 2000
  2. Paphiopedilum malipoense f. concolor Braem 1998
  3. Paphiopedilum malipoense f. tonnianum Roeth 2000
  4. Paphiopedilum malipoense f. virescens O.Gruss & Roeth 2001
  5. Paphiopedilum malipoense var. angustatum (Z.J.Liu & S.C.Chen) Z.J.Liu & S.C.Chen 2002

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