1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Paphiopedilum Pfitzer
      1. Paphiopedilum glaucophyllum J.J.Sm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Jawa.

    [C-EM]
    General Description

    A lithophytic herb of 1–3 growths. Leaves 4–6, narrowly oblong-elliptic to loriform, obtuse or rounded, 20–28.5 cm long, 4.5–5.3 cm wide, ciliate on basal margins, glaucous, scarcely mottled when young. Inflorescence up to 20- or more-flowered; peduncle 15–20 cm long, green, heavily mottled purple, pubescent; rhachis with internodes up to 5 cm long; bracts elliptic, obtuse, 1.5–1.8 cm long, green, ciliate. Flowers produced in succession, never more than two open at a time, 8–8.5 cm across; dorsal sepal white or cream, yellow-green in centre, flushed maroon on veins; petals white, spotted with purple; lip pink-purple, finely spotted with darker purple, margins pale yellow; staminode green, flushed purple in apical half; pedicel and ovary 4.5–6 cm long, shortly pubescent, green, flushed dull maroon. Dorsal sepal ovate to broad, ovate, obtuse to emarginate, 2.8–3.3 cm long, 3–3.2 cm wide, pubescent on outer surface, shortly ciliate. Synsepal ovate, obtuse, 2.6–3.2 cm long, 1.5–1.8 cm wide. Petals deflexed at an angle of 10–20° below horizontal, linear, subacute, 4.4–5 cm long, 0.9 cm wide, twisted in apical half, long-ciliate, pubescent at base. Lip not markedly inflated towards apex, 4–4.1 cm long, 2 cm wide, pubescent at base. Staminode ovate, obtuse, 10–15 mm long, 7–9 mm wide. 2n = 36, 37.

    Distribution

    East Java; 200–700 m altitude.

    Distribution

    Paphiopedilum glaucophyllum J.J.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    20356.000
    20357.000
    Indonesia 49395.000
    Indonesia 51550.000
    51551.000
    Verhey [s.n.], Indonesia K000078083

    First published in Bull. Inst. Bot. Buitenzorg 7: 1 (1900)

    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
    • Smith, J.J. Original description of Paphiopedilum glaucophyllum. 7, (1900).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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