1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Paphiopedilum Pfitzer
      1. Paphiopedilum schoseri Braem & H.Mohr

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Sulawesi to Maluku (Bacan).

    [C-EM]
    Distribution

    Indonesia: Maluku, Bacan Island only; 1100–1300 m.

    General Description

    A terrestrial or lithophytic herb. Leaves 2–5 per growth, oblong-lanceolate to oblanceolate, bifid at the more or less obtuse apex, 10–23 cm long, 1.9–4.5 cm wide, light gren, veined and mottled darker green on upper surface, sap-green beneath, the margins slightly undulate and ciliate towards the base. Inflorescence erect, 15–25 cm long, one- or rarely two-flowered; peduncle sometimes subtended by a oblong, conduplicate sheath, up to 10 cm long and 1 cm broad, densely reddish villose; bract elliptic, conduplicate, acute, 1.5–2.2 cm long, 1 cm wide, ciliate and pubescent on mid-vein on outer surface. Flower erect, sepals white with green venation, often suffused with green at the base, petals olive-green at base, purple in apical half, densely finely spotted with black on margins and inner surface, the lip and staminode green with darker venation; pedicel and ovary 3–3.5 cm long, densely shortly pubescent. Dorsal sepal erect, ovate, acute, 2.9–4 cm long, 2–3.5 cm wide, ciliate, pubescent on outer surface. Synsepal deeply concave, oblong-elliptic to oblong-ovate, obtuse, 2.2–4.5 cm long, 1.2–2 cm wide, ciliate, pubescent on outer surface. Petals borne at 20 to 45 degrees below the horizontal, somewhat reflexed, linear-falcate to oblanceolate-subspathulate, obtuse to obscurely 3-lobed at apex, 3.5–5.5 cm long, 0.8–1.4 cm wide, ciliate. Lip narrowly and deeply saccate, up to 4.1–5 cm long, 2–2.5 cm wide, densely shortly hairy all over outer surface; side lobes incurved bearing raised brownish warts on outer surface. Column short, 1 cm long, shortly pubescent on stalk; staminode lunate with a central short mucro on lower side, 0.9–1.1 cm long, 0.7 cm wide, finely pubescent.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Maluku, Sulawesi

    Paphiopedilum schoseri Braem & H.Mohr appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Indonesia 54291.000
    56855.000
    Indonesia 62788.000
    Grell, E., Indonesia 54331.000
    Koopowitz, H., Indonesia 54311.000

    First published in Schlechteriana 1: 19 (1988)

    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
    • Braem, G.J. & Mohr, H. Original description of Paphiopedilum schoseri. 1, (1988).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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