1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Paphiopedilum Pfitzer
      1. Paphiopedilum randsii Fowlie

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Philippines (N. Mindanao).

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    General Description

    A terrestrial herb with clustered growths. Leaves coriaceous, oblong, rounded, 12–35 cm long, 5–6 cm wide, green. Inflorescence 3- to 5-flowered; peduncle 25–40 cm long, purple, densely purple-hairy; bracts ovate, obtuse to shortly acuminate, 2.5–3 cm long, 1.4–2 cm wide, pubescent. Flowers with white sepals and petals veined with maroon and a greenish yellow lip and staminode; pedicel and ovary 2.5–3 cm long, purple-pubescent. Dorsal sepal ovate, subacute, 3.2–4.2 cm long, 1.8–2.2 cm wide, shortly ciliate. Synsepal ovate, obtuse, 2.8–3.2 cm long, 1.8–2 cm wide, shortly ciliate. Petals deflexed, arcuate, linear, obtuse, 3.8–4.5 cm long, 0.4–0.6 cm wide, ciliate. Lip rounded and grooved at apex, 2.8–3.2 cm long, 1.2–1.5 cm wide. Staminode convex, subquadrateobovate, truncate or very shortly apiculate, farinose-pubescent on sides, 5 mm long, 4 mm wide. 2n = 26.

    Distribution

    Philippines (Mindanao only).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Philippines

    Paphiopedilum randsii Fowlie appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Grell, E., Philippines 52755.000

    First published in Orchid Digest 33: 321 (1969)

    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
    • Fowlie, J.A. Original description of Paphiopedilum randsii. 33, (1969).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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