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This species is accepted, and its native range is Philippines (Negros).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[C-EM]
Distribution

Philippines: Visayan Sea area, Negros.

General Description

A medium-sized terrestrial herb with a very short stem. Leaves distichous, oblongelliptic, with a minutely tridenticulate apex, up to 18 cm long, 4 cm wide, with sparsely ciliate basal margins, tessellated pale and dark green above. Inflorescence erect, 1–flowered, up to 34 cm long; peduncle sparsely pubescent, green with purple markings; bract ovate, to 3 cm long, sparsely pubescent, ciliate. Dorsal sepal ovate, acute, 3.5–4 cm long, 3.1–3.3 cm wide, white or pinkish, lined with dark purple or purple-green veins. Synsepal ovate, acute, 3.2 cm long, 1.5–2.5 cm wide, white, tinged purple with purple and green veins. Petals spreading-reflexed, ligulate-oblanceolate, tridentate at apex, 4.3–5.1 cm long, 1.4–2 cm wide, sparsely ciliate and pubescent at base, green below, purple above, veined with and spotted dark purple in basal half. Lip deeply saccate, prominently auriculate, dentate or apiculate at apex, 3.8–4 cm long, 2.3–2.6 cm wide, minutely pubescent, ciliate, bronze or olive-green with darker veins. Staminode obovate, 10 mm long, 9 mm wide, minutely pubescent, distal margin 3-toothed, midtooth longer than the two lateral, pale green tinged with bronze or green.

Native to:

Philippines

Paphiopedilum acmodontum M.W.Wood appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wood, M.W., Philippines 41095.000
Philippines 45149.000
Philippines 45548.000
s.coll. [s.n.], Philippines K000078132 holotype
Philippines K000078133

First published in Orchid Rev. 84: 350 (1976)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Koopowitz, H. (2012). An updated, annotated checklist of the genus Paphiopedilum Orchid Digest 76: 178-215.

Literature

Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org

  • Wood, M.W. Original description of Paphiopedilum acmodontum. 84, (1976).

Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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