1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Paphiopedilum Pfitzer
      1. Paphiopedilum ciliolare (Rchb.f.) Stein

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

    [C-EM]
    General Description

    A terrestrial herb with clustered growths. Leaves 4–6, oblong-elliptic to ellipticoblanceolate, acute to obtuse at tridenticulate apex, 10–16 cm long, 2.6–5 cm wide, sparsely ciliate at base, mottled pale and darker green above, tinged purple at base below. Inflorescence 1-flowered, erect; peduncle 20–32 cm long, purple, shortly pubescent; bract ovate-lanceolate, subacute, 2–3 cm long, pubescent, ciliate. Flower 7–9 cm across; sepals white at base, pale purple and green above, with purple veins; petals white, heavily spotted and veined dark purple; lip dark brownish-purple; pedicel and ovary 6–8 cm long, purple-pubescent. Dorsal sepal ovate, acute or acuminate, 3.8–5.8 cm long, 3–5.1 cm wide, ciliate. Synsepal elliptic-ovate, subacute, 2.5–3.2 cm long, 1.8–2.2 cm wide. Petals slightly falcate, oblanceolate, subacute to obtuse, 5–7.2 cm long, 1.4–1.9 cm wide, ciliate, warted on upper margin. Lip 4.5–6 cm long, 3–3.6 cm wide, warted on incurved side-lobes. Staminode transversely reniform, shallowly 3-lobed at apex, narrowly incised at base, 12–14 mm long, 6–7 mm wide. 2n = 32.

    Distribution

    Philippines: Mindanao, Camiguin, Dinagat and possibly Luzon (see Romero-Price 1973 and Valmayor 1984); 300–1830 m altitude.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Philippines

    Paphiopedilum ciliolare (Rchb.f.) Stein appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Philippines 19498.000
    19503.000
    20350.000
    25885.000
    Philippines 43953.000
    Philippines 45531.000
    Boxall [s.n.], Philippines Cypripedium ciliolare K000078134

    First published in Orchid.-Buch: 462 (1892)

    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
    • Reichenbach, H.G. Original description of Paphiopedilum ciliolare. (1892).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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