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Paphiopedilum exul Excluded Paphiopedilum


Excluded Paphiopedilum , Paphiopedilum exul


Paphiopedilum exul (Ridl.) Kervoche 1894 SUBGENUS Paphiopedilum SECTION Paphiopedilum Karasawa & Saito 1982 Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids Copyright 2002 All rights reserved.

Common Name The Excluded Paphiopedilum

Flower Size about 3" [to 7.5 cm]

A small to medium sized, warm growing, terrestrial species with linear, suberect, clear green, fleshy, glossy leaves found in Peninsular Thailand in rock crevices at lower elevations with a few clear-green, linear, curved leaves which flowers in the fall through late spring with 1 flower on a slender, pubescent, 12" [30 cm] long, inflorescence with a long, narrrowly elliptic to elliptic floral bract.

Synonyms Cordula exul [Ridl.] Rolfe 1912; Cypripedium exul [Ridl.] Rolfe 1892; *Cypripedium insigne var. exul Ridley 1891; Paphiopedilum exul f. aureum (auct.) O.Gruss & Roellke 2002; Paphiopedilum exul var. aureum auct. 1896