Paphiopedilum adductum Asher

This species is accepted, and its native range is Philippines (Mindanao: Bukidnon Prov.).

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General Description

A terrestrial herb. Leaves c. 6, c. 23–26 cm long, 3.9–4.2 cm wide, oblong-ligulate to slightly oblanceolate, obtuse and minutely tridentate at apex, dark green with a hyaline margin. Inflorescence 2- or 3- flowered; peduncle arching, 20–34 cm long, purple, pubescent; bracts up to 4 cm long, 1.3 cm wide, green veined with maroon. Flowers more or less glabrous, 5.9–9 cm across, 14–18 cm tall; sepals pale greenishyellow or white, strongly maroon-veined; petals pale yellow, spotted with maroon in basal half, maroon in apical half; lip pale yellow, mottled and veined purple on front of slipper; staminode yellow with purple glands; pedicel and ovary 3.5–5 cm long, green, suffused purplebrown, glabrous. Dorsal sepal arching, ovate, acuminate, 4.5–6.5 cm long, 2.3–3.5 cm wide, finely pubescent on outside. Synsepal ovate, acuminate, 5.2–7 cm long, 2.3–3.4 cm wide. Petals arcuate-dependent, lineartapering acute, 8–15 cm long, 0.7–1.1 cm wide, apically finely pubescent. Lip porrect, 3–4.7 cm long, 1.5–2.1 cm wide, grooved on back, with short acute auricles. Staminode rectangular, notched at apex, convex, on a short stalk, not covering the stigma, 8–9 mm long, 4–7 mm wide, glandular, hairy on sides. 2n = 26.

Distribution

Philippines (Mindanao, Bukidnon Province, nr. Impasugong); 1250–1350 m altitude.

Native to:

Philippines

Paphiopedilum adductum Asher appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Stocker, J. 47753.000 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078112 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078113 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078114 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078115 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078116 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078117 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078118 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078119 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078120 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078121 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078123 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078124 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078125 No
Asher [20], Philippines K000078122 No

First published in Orchid Digest 47: 224 (1983)

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

  • Asher, J.H. Original description of Paphiopedilum adductum. 47, (1983).

  • Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org

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