Cypripedium yunnanense Franch 1894 SECTION Cypripedium SUBSECTION Macrantha

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Plant and Flower in situ China Photo by © Ernst GŁgel

Part shadeCold

Common Name or Meaning The Yunnan Cypripedium - In China Yun Nan Shao Lan

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Yunnan province China in sparse woods and grassy slopes at elevations of 2700 to 3800 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a few, lanceolate, acute, glabrous to sparsely puberulous above, puberulous below, veined leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Cypripedium amesianum Schltr. 1919

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 4 193 to 256 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1971 photo ok; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000; Australian Orchid Review Vol 66 No 6 2001 photo; Australian Orchid Review Vol 72 No 6 12/07-1/08; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;