Paphiopedilum victoria-regina

Paph. victoria-regina

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. victoria-regina
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum victoria-regina
(Sander) M.W. Wood 1976

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


Plant blooms in the spring with two to three flowers which develops slowly. Plant can continuously flower on the same stem. Flowers are 8 cm wide.


Plants are found growing on mossy limestone cliffs in Panang, Guanong Marapi, Sumatra and Indonesia at elevations of 790 to 1600 meters. The area is subjected to light rains from summer through fall and heavy rains from winter to spring. Spring is the hottest season.


Plant in areas with moderately bright light and intermediate to warm temperatures. Keep mix moist but not wet. Pot in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark and perlite. Species can tolerate many different potting mediums. Plant can tolerate many different potting mediums and conditions. Water regularly about every four to five days. To induce blooming briefly reduce watering in the fall.


Common Names:The Queen Victoria Paphiopedilum


  1. *Cypripedium victoriaregina Sander ?
  2. Paphiopedilum kalinae Braem 1995
  3. Paphiopedilum victoria-regina var. kalinae (Braem) Koop. 1995

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