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Paphiopedilum victoria-mariae

Paph. victoria-mariae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. victoria-mariae
Alliance:
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum victoria-mariae
(Rolfe) Rolfe 1896


Paphiopedilum victoria-mariae is a species of Paphiopedilum found in Asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with four 8 to 9 cm wide flowers that continually grows throughout the year.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in harden magma cliffs and near leaf humus in Sumatra, Indonesia at elevations around 1980 meters. The area is subjected to heavy rain in the winter to spring and frequent rain during summer to fall.

CultureEdit

Plant should be grown in areas with moderately light and intermediate temperatures. Pot in medium fir bark and perlite.Keep plant in a fresh potting medium and change it before it decays. Provide high humidity. To induce blooming briefly reduce watering in the winter. Plant is difficult to grow over long periods of time.

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Virgin Mary Paphiopedilum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Cordula victoria-mariae Rolfe 1912
  2. Cypripedium victoria-mariae Rolfe 1896
  3. Paphiopedilum chamberlainianum f. victoria-mariae (Sander ex Mast.) Rolfe 1893

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