Cypripedium L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 951 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Temp. & Subalpine. Northern Hemisphere to Central America.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Kuril Is., Labrador, Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Poland, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Extinct in:

Belgium

Recorded in error in:

Greece

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org

  • Cribb, P.J. The Genus Cypripedium. 301 (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Timber Press: 1997).
  • Linnaeus, C. Original description of Cypripedium. (1753).at
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. Genera Orchidacearum, General Introduction, Apostasioideae, Cypripedioideae. 1, 197 (Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1999).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Thomson, T. [318], India K000363689 Yes
Hitchcock, E., USA K000363715 Yes
Hitchcock, E. [s.n.], USA K000363716 Yes
Canada K000363737 Yes

Sources

  • Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org

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  • Kew Living Collection Database

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