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This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. New Guinea.
Paphiopedilum glanduliferum (Blume) Stein

[C-EM]
Distribution

West New Guinea and adjacent islands (Misool, Salawati, Jobi and Waigeo); sea level to 200 m altitude.

General Description

Terrestrial or rarely epiphytic herb with clustered growth. Leaves 4–6, linearoblong, obtuse and tridenticulate at apex, up to 40 cm long, 3–5.5 cm wide, sparsely ciliate on basal margins, green, glabrous. Inflorescence 2–5-flowered; peduncle 30–50 cm long, purple to greenish brown, shortly pubescent; bracts ovate, acute, to 4.5 cm long, glabrous, pale yellow-green with purple stripes. Flowers large, 12–16 cm across; sepals and petals yellow with maroon veins, petals with maroon warts on basal margins, lip yellow, veined and more or less flushed purple; pedicel and ovary 5–7 cm long, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, pale yellow-green, striped purple. Dorsal sepal ovate, acuminate, 4.9–5.5 cm long, 2.5–2.9 cm wide. Synsepal similar, 5.3–5.5 cm long, 2.8–2.9 cm wide. Petals deflexed, linear-tapering, 9–10 cm long, 1 cm wide, papillose in apical part, sparsely ciliate on basal margins, usually helically twisted. Lip subporrect, 5–5.5 cm long, 1.8–1.9 cm wide, with narrow acute incurved side-lobes. Staminode convex, oblong to subquadrate, obtuse to retuse, 17 mm long, 12 mm wide, with hirsute sides. 2n = 26.

Native to:

New Guinea

Paphiopedilum glanduliferum (Blume) Stein appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1989 s.coll. [s.n.], New Guinea 29047.258
Jan 1, 1989 s.coll. [s.n.], New Guinea 37387.000
Birk, L., New Guinea 49995.000
Indonesia 50099.000
New Guinea 71361.000
Zippel [s.n.], New Guinea K000078136
Zippel [s.n.], New Guinea K000078137
Zippel [s.n.], New Guinea K000078138
New Guinea K000078139
Zippel [s.n.], New Guinea K000078135
Paphiopedilum praestans 20364.000
Paphiopedilum praestans 44505.000

First published in Orchid.-Buch: 468 (1892)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.

Literature

Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org

  • von Blume, C.(K.) L. Original description of Paphiopedilum glanduliferum. (1892).

Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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