1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Paphiopedilum Pfitzer
      1. Paphiopedilum glanduliferum (Blume) Stein

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. New Guinea.

    [C-EM]
    Distribution

    West New Guinea and adjacent islands (Misool, Salawati, Jobi and Waigeo); sea level to 200 m altitude.

    General Description

    Terrestrial or rarely epiphytic herb with clustered growth. Leaves 4–6, linearoblong, obtuse and tridenticulate at apex, up to 40 cm long, 3–5.5 cm wide, sparsely ciliate on basal margins, green, glabrous. Inflorescence 2–5-flowered; peduncle 30–50 cm long, purple to greenish brown, shortly pubescent; bracts ovate, acute, to 4.5 cm long, glabrous, pale yellow-green with purple stripes. Flowers large, 12–16 cm across; sepals and petals yellow with maroon veins, petals with maroon warts on basal margins, lip yellow, veined and more or less flushed purple; pedicel and ovary 5–7 cm long, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, pale yellow-green, striped purple. Dorsal sepal ovate, acuminate, 4.9–5.5 cm long, 2.5–2.9 cm wide. Synsepal similar, 5.3–5.5 cm long, 2.8–2.9 cm wide. Petals deflexed, linear-tapering, 9–10 cm long, 1 cm wide, papillose in apical part, sparsely ciliate on basal margins, usually helically twisted. Lip subporrect, 5–5.5 cm long, 1.8–1.9 cm wide, with narrow acute incurved side-lobes. Staminode convex, oblong to subquadrate, obtuse to retuse, 17 mm long, 12 mm wide, with hirsute sides. 2n = 26.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New Guinea

    Paphiopedilum glanduliferum (Blume) Stein appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1989 s.coll. [s.n.], New Guinea 29047.258
    Jan 1, 1989 s.coll. [s.n.], New Guinea 37387.000
    Indonesia 50099.000
    New Guinea K000078139
    Birk, L., New Guinea 49995.000
    New Guinea 71361.000
    Zippel [s.n.], New Guinea K000078135
    Zippel [s.n.], New Guinea K000078136
    Zippel [s.n.], New Guinea K000078137
    Zippel [s.n.], New Guinea K000078138
    Paphiopedilum praestans 20364.000
    Paphiopedilum praestans 44505.000

    First published in Orchid.-Buch: 468 (1892)

    Accepted by

    • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.
    • 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
    • von Blume, C.(K.) L. Original description of Paphiopedilum glanduliferum. (1892).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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