1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Paphiopedilum Pfitzer
      1. Paphiopedilum hennisianum (M.W.Wood) Fowlie

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Philippines.

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    General Description

    A terrestrial herb with clustered growths. Leaves 4–6, narrowly elliptic, obtuse or subacute and minutely tridenticulate at apex, up to 18 cm long, 4 cm wide, obscurely tessellated dark and light on upper surface, sparsely ciliate on basal margins. Inflorescence 1-flowered; peduncle up to 32 cm long, pale purple, pubescent; bract ovate, 1.4–2.4 cm long, green, pubescent. Flower with sepals and petals white, veined green and an ochre to purple lip; ovary 3.6–6.6 cm long, green, pubescent. Dorsal sepal broadly ovate, acute to shortly acuminate, 3–4.5 cm long, 3.2–4.8 cm wide. Synsepal concave, elliptic, 2.3–3.4 cm long, 1.8–2.1 cm wide. Petals recurved, ligulate, acute, 4.6–5.5 cm long, 1–1.4 cm wide, ciliate, black-warted on margins. Lip 3.8–4.8 cm long, 2.2–2.6 cm wide, ciliate on apical margin; side-lobes incurved, warted. Staminode obovate, auriculate at base, somewhat angled on sides, apically three-toothed with elongate falcate side-teeth, 8–10 mm long, 7–10 mm wide. 2n = 36.

    Distribution

    Philippines (Panay, Negros and Visayan area); 650–1050 m altitude.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Philippines

    Paphiopedilum hennisianum (M.W.Wood) Fowlie appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Philippines 36065.000
    Philippines 45549.000
    Philippines 45590.000
    Philippines 45840.000
    Philippines 47451.000
    Philippines 49441.000
    Philippines 53977.000
    Philippines K000078131
    Lamb, A., Philippines 46304.000
    Bicknell, D. [1098], Philippines 59986.000
    s.coll. [s.n.], Philippines K000078130 holotype

    First published in Orchid Digest 41: 60 (1977)

    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 hennisianum. 41, (1977).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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