1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Paphiopedilum Pfitzer
      1. Paphiopedilum godefroyae (God.-Leb.) Stein

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Peninsula Thailand.

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    General Description

    A terrestrial or lithophytic herb with clustered growths. Leaves 4–6, oblong-elliptic, retuse at the obtuse apex, up to 14 cm long, 2.9 cm wide, sparsely ciliate on basal margins, tessellated dark and pale green above, usually purple-spotted below. Inflorescence 1- to 2- flowered, erect; peduncle 4–8 cm long, purple, very shortly pubescent; bract conduplicate, ovate, subacute, 1.5 cm long, purple, shortly pubescent. Flowers large, white or ivory-white, usually spotted with purple on all segments, c. 4.6–9 cm across; ovary 4 cm long, pubescent, purple. Dorsal sepal concave, broadly ovate, obtuse or rounded, 2.5–4.6 cm long, 2–4.6 cm wide. Synsepal ovate, obtuse, 2–4.5 cm long, 1.7–4 cm wide. Petals oblong-elliptic, rounded to retuse at apex, 3.5–5.9 cm long, 2–4 cm wide, margins often undulate and somewhat recurved. Lip ellipsoidal, 2.5–4.2 cm long, 1.6–2 cm wide, margins strongly incurved. Staminode transversely elliptic, one- to three-toothed on apical margin, 7 mm long, 9–11 mm wide, pubescent and ciliate. 2n = 26.

    Distribution

    Peninsular Thailand and adjacent islands; sea-level to 100 m altitude.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Thailand

    Paphiopedilum godefroyae (God.-Leb.) Stein appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 5, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595632
    Sep 20, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595612
    Sep 20, 1968 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595606
    Sep 20, 1968 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595633
    Thailand 19513.000
    34644.000
    Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595609
    Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595611
    Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595613
    Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595614
    Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595615
    Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595616
    Wood, M. [4] 45859.000
    Fowlie, J. [F75 T8], Thailand 48154.000

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

    Accepted by

    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Koopowitz, H. (2012). An updated, annotated checklist of the genus Paphiopedilum Orchid Digest 76: 178-215.
    • Pedersen, H.Æ., Kurzwell, H., Suddee, S. & Cribb, P.J. (2011). Flora of Thailand 12(1): 1-302. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
    • 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
    • Godefroy-Lebeuf, A. Original description of Paphiopedilum godefroyae. (1892).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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