Paphiopedilum papuanum is a species of [[Paphiopedilum]
Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single flower.
Plants are found growing in leaf litter and granite soil in Irian Jaya, Indonesia and in Arfak Mountains in west Papua Guinea at elevations of 790 to 1000 meters. The area is subjected to heavy rains from winter to spring and drizzles and high humidity in the summer.
Keep plants moderate to bright light with humidity at 60 to 80% with an intermediate to warm temperatures. Pot in a well drain mix such as medium 70% fir bark and 30% perlite.
Common Names: The Papua Paphiopedilum
- *Cypripedium papuanum Ridl. ex Rendle 1915
- Paphiopediulm zieckianum Schoser 1967