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Paphiopedilum parishii

Paphiopedilum parishii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. parishii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum parishii
[Rchb.f] Stein 1894


Paphiopedilum parishii is a species of Paphiopedilum found in Asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms mostly in the summer with eight 7.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on large branches of tress, in mossy rocks, or on fern roots in northern Thailand, Burma(Myanmar), and Yunnan China at elevations of 1000 to 1400 meters. The area is subjected to fog and drizzles from winter to spring and heavy rains from summer to fall. Winter is the coldest season and spring is the hottest season.

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 or sphagnum moss. Water regularly about every four to five days. Reduce watering during the winter and lower temperatures for two to three weeks to induce blooming.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Parish's Paphiopedilum In Myanmar,it is known as Zawgyi-moteseik.

SynonymsEdit

  1. Cordula parishii [Rchb.f] Rolfe 1912
  2. *Cypripedium parishii Rchb.f 1869
  3. Selenipedium parishii (Rchb. f.) Andre 1875

ResourcesEdit

PDF iconCarbon Fixation by Paphiopedilum insigne and Paphiopedilum parishii

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