Paphiopedilum schoserii

Paphiopedilum schoserii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. schoserii
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum schoserii
(Rchb. f.) Stein 1892

Paphiopedilum schoserii is a species of Paphiopedilum found in Asia.


Plant blooms in the fall with a single 7.5 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in leaf litter and in crevices under the tree canopy of the forest in Moluccas and Bacaa Islands of Indonesia at elevations of 1000 to 1300 meters. The area is humid during the fall and summer and has heavy rains during the winter.


Plant should be grown in areas with moderate light and intermediate 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. To induce blooming reduce watering in the winter.


Common Names: Fowlie's Paphiopedilum


  1. Cordula ciliolaris Rolfe 1912
  2. *Cypripedium ciliolare Rchb. f.?
  3. Cypripedium ciliolare var. miteauanum Linden 1888
  4. Cypripedium miteauanum Linden & Rodigas 1887
  5. Paphiopedilum ciliolare (Rchb. f.) Pfitzer 1895
  6. Paphiopedilum ciliolare var. miteauanum (Linden) Pfitzer 1903
  7. Paphiopedilum superbiens subsp. ciliolare (Rchb.f.) M.W.Wood 1981