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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Borneo (Gunung Mulu).

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    Distribution

    Borneo (Sarawak only); up to 900 m elevation.

    General Description

    A lithophytic herb of one or two growths. Leaves 4–5, arcuate-pendent, linear, obliquely roundly or obtusely bilobed at apex, up to 45 cm long, 5.3 cm wide, shiny, green, apical leaf reduced to a sterile bract at base of peduncle. Inflorescence horizontal or slightly ascending, 2–5- flowered; peduncle purple or red-brown, with short purple hairs, 8–14 cm long, 3–4 mm in diameter; bracts elliptic-lanceolate, obtuse, 3.3–5 cm long,, 1.4-1.6 cm broad, red-brown with darker veins, ciliate on margins and mid-vein. Flowers c. 7 cm across, up to 95 cm long; sepals yellow striped with maroon; petals off-white to creamy yellow, spotted maroon in basal half, purple above; lip yellow flushed and veined brown; staminode yellow; pedicel and ovary 3.4–7 cm long, white or cream, purple-pubescent. Dorsal sepal lanceolate, acuminate, slightly concave, 4.2–6.5 cm long, 1.2–2.5 cm wide, purplepubescent on outer surface. Synsepal lanceolate, acuminate, 3.4–6 cm long, 1–1.5 cm wide, two-keeled, purple-pubescent on outer surface. Petals ribbon-like, pendent, tapering to apex, linear-tapering, undulate and twisted, 23–90 cm long, 0.5–0.9 cm wide, with maroon warts on basal margins, ciliate in basal half, minutely glandular pubescent at apex. Lip subporrect, pointed at apex, 4–5 cm long, 1.3–2.5 cm wide; side-lobes incurved, very short, subacute. Staminode convex, oblong-trullate, emarginate or obscurely tridenticulate at apex, 10–13 mm long, 6–9 mm wide, pubescent on basal and side margins.

    Distribution

    Paphiopedilum sanderianum (Rchb.f.) Stein appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Malaysia 49836.000
    Malaysia 52413.000 Flower
    Borneo K000078069
    Collenette [2352] 44032.000
    Argent, G. [781690] 47799.000
    Argent, G. [727] 49745.000

    First published in Orchid.-Buch: 482 (1892)

    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
    • Reichenbach, H.G. Original description of Paphiopedilum sanderianum. (1892).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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