Cypripedium calceolus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 951 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Europe to N. Japan, Algeria (Djurdjura). It is a Rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarly in the Temperate biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Algeria, Altay, Amur, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, Chita, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Manchuria, Mongolia, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Primorye, Romania, Sakhalin, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tuva, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Belgium

Recorded in error in:

Greece

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Forsyth, S. (2020). First wild slipper orchid in Africa. The Orchid Review 128: 6.
  • G.I.R.O.S. (2009). Orchidee d'Italia: 1-303. Il Castello srl, Italy.
  • 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.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Marks, T.R., Seaton, P.T. & Pritchard, H.W. (2014). Desiccation tolerance, longevity and seed-siring ability of entomophilous pollen from UK native orchid species. Annals of Botany 114: 561-569.
  • Nadarajan, J., Wood, S., Marks, T.R., Seaton, P.T. & Pritchard, H.W. (2011). Nutritional requirements for in vitro seed germination of 12 terrestrial, lithophytic and epiphytic orchids. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 23: 204-212.
  • Popova, E., Kim, H.H., Saxena, P.K., Engelmann, F. & Pritchard, H.W. (2016). Frozen beauty: the cryobiotechnology of orchid diversity. Biotechnology Advances 34: 380-403.
  • Seaton, P.T., Hu, H., Perner, H. & Pritchard, H.W. (2010). Ex Situ conservation of orchids in a warming world. The Botanical Review 76: 193-203.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Forsyth, S. (2020). First wild slipper orchid in Africa. The Orchid Review 128: 6.

Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org

  • Fay, M.F. et al. Genetic diversity in Cypripedium calceolus (Orchidaceae) with a focus on north-western Europe, as revealed by plastid DNA length polymorphisms. Annals of Botany 104, 517-25 (2009).
  • Linnaeus, C. Original description of Cypripedium calceolus. (1753).at

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
19472.000 No
Barneby, T.P. [3], Italy 31612.000 No
Sprunger, S. [s.n.], Germany 57257.000 No
59701.000 No
Corkhill, P., United Kingdom 64477.000 No
72071.000 No
Mitchell [104] 71424.000 No
Fay [19106] 73621.000 No
Jacquin, N.N.J.von [s.n.], Germany K000363721 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Austria K000363720 Yes
K000363741 Yes
Hooker, W.J. [s.n.] K000363718 Yes
Lang, A.F. [s.n.] K000363719 Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org

    • All Rights Reserved
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0