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Paphiopedilum sukhakulii

Paph sukhakulii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. sukhakulii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum sukhakulii
Schoser & Senghas 1965


Paphiopedilum sukhakulii is a species of Paphiopedilum

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with a single 14 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in leaf litter near sreams in the Phu Luang Mountains and Loei, Thailand at elevations of 240 to 910 meters. The area is subjected to heavy rains from summer to winter and has a cool dry spring.

CultureEdit

Keep plants in moderate lighting with humidity at 60 to 80% with an intermediate temperatures. Pot in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark and perlite. Plant is easy to grow and grow best in warm and humid weather. To induce blooming, reduce watering during the winter.

VarietiesEdit

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Paphiopedilum sukhakulii Paphiopedilum sukhakulii variant Dorsal Sepals is green with veins and petals are green with spots, lip is brown with a green tip

NamingEdit

Common Names: Sukhakul's Paphiopedilum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Paphiopedilum sukhakulii f. aureum Van Delden ex O.Gruss 1999

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