1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Paphiopedilum Pfitzer
      1. Paphiopedilum acmodontum M.W.Wood

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Philippines (Negros).

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    Distribution

    Philippines: Visayan Sea area, Negros.

    General Description

    A medium-sized terrestrial herb with a very short stem. Leaves distichous, oblongelliptic, with a minutely tridenticulate apex, up to 18 cm long, 4 cm wide, with sparsely ciliate basal margins, tessellated pale and dark green above. Inflorescence erect, 1–flowered, up to 34 cm long; peduncle sparsely pubescent, green with purple markings; bract ovate, to 3 cm long, sparsely pubescent, ciliate. Dorsal sepal ovate, acute, 3.5–4 cm long, 3.1–3.3 cm wide, white or pinkish, lined with dark purple or purple-green veins. Synsepal ovate, acute, 3.2 cm long, 1.5–2.5 cm wide, white, tinged purple with purple and green veins. Petals spreading-reflexed, ligulate-oblanceolate, tridentate at apex, 4.3–5.1 cm long, 1.4–2 cm wide, sparsely ciliate and pubescent at base, green below, purple above, veined with and spotted dark purple in basal half. Lip deeply saccate, prominently auriculate, dentate or apiculate at apex, 3.8–4 cm long, 2.3–2.6 cm wide, minutely pubescent, ciliate, bronze or olive-green with darker veins. Staminode obovate, 10 mm long, 9 mm wide, minutely pubescent, distal margin 3-toothed, midtooth longer than the two lateral, pale green tinged with bronze or green.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Philippines

    Paphiopedilum acmodontum M.W.Wood appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Philippines 45149.000
    Philippines 45548.000
    Philippines K000078133
    Wood, M.W., Philippines 41095.000
    s.coll. [s.n.], Philippines K000078132 holotype

    First published in Orchid Rev. 84: 350 (1976)

    Accepted by

    • Koopowitz, H. (2012). An updated, annotated checklist of the genus Paphiopedilum Orchid Digest 76: 178-215.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
    • Wood, M.W. Original description of Paphiopedilum acmodontum. 84, (1976).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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