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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Borneo (Sabah, Sarawak).

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    Distribution

    Borneo (Sarawak and ?Sabah); 300–450 m altitude.

    General Description

    A terrestrial herb. Leaves 5–6, elliptic to narrowly elliptic, acute to obtuse, minutely tridenticulate at apex, up to 19 cm long, 4–6.5 cm wide, dark green mottled with yellow-green above, pale green below. Inflorescence 1-flowered; peduncle up to 31 cm long, pubescent, maroon; bract ovate, acute, 16–20 cm long, green veined maroon. Flower large, up to 11.5 cm across; dorsal sepal white with veins maroon above and green below, synsepal white flushed green and veined maroon, petals green with a purple apex with maroon warts and purple ciliae on both margins, lip green heavily overlaid with dull maroon, maroon-spotted within, staminode green with darker green veining and a purple margin; ovary 4–6.5 cm, pubescent, green with maroon ridges. Dorsal sepal broadly ovate-subcircular, obtuse, c. 6–6.2 cm long and wide, often with lateral margins slightly reflexed, ciliate and warted on the margins. Synsepal narrowly lanceolate, obtuse to emarginate at apex, 4 cm long, 1.4 cm wide. Petals ligulate, subacute, at right angles to the dorsal sepal, c. 6 cm long, 1.1 cm wide. Lip with incurved and maroonwarted side-lobes, 5.5–6.5 cm long, 2.8–3.2 cm wide. Staminode lunate, 9–11 mm long, 14.5 mm wide. 2n = 36.

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    Distribution

    Paphiopedilum lawrenceanum (Rchb.f.) Pfitzer appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    22242.000
    K000078105
    s.coll. [s.n.] 77786.000
    s.coll. [s.n.], Borneo K000078102 isotype
    s.coll. [s.n.], Borneo K000078103
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000078104

    First published in Jahrb. Wiss. Bot. 19: 164 (1888)

    Accepted by

    • Koopowitz, H. (2012). An updated, annotated checklist of the genus Paphiopedilum Orchid Digest 76: 178-215.
    • Wood, J.J., Beaman, T.E., Lamb, A., Lun, C.C. & Beaman, J.H. (2011). The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu 2: 1-726. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wood, J.J., Beaman, T.E., Lamb, A., Lun, C.C. & Beaman, J.H. (2011). The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu 2: 1-726. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
    • Reichenbach, H.G. Original description of Paphiopedilum lawrenceanum. 19, (1888).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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