Paphiopedilum stonei (Hook. f.) Pfitzer 1895 SUBGENUS Polyantha
SECTION Mastigopetalum Photo by © Lourens Grobler
Common Name Stone's Paphiopedilum [English Gardener For Mr. Day
Flower Size 8" or less [20 cm or less]
A larger sized, green-leafed, multiflowered, hot growing
terrestrial orchid from Sarawak, Borneo on limestone hills and
cliffs at sea level to 500 meters in elevation with to 5,
strap-shaped, leathery, glossy green leaves that blooms in the
summer on an erect, terminal, dull greenish purple, pubescent, 2'4"
[70 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence that has lanceolate
bracts that cover 1/2 of the ovary.
Synonyms Cordula stonei [Hook] Rolfe 1912; *Cypripedium stonei
Hook. f. 1862;