Paphiopedilum barbigerum T. Tang & F.T. Wang 1940 SUBGENUS Paphipedilum SECTION Paphiopedilum

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Common Name The Beard Carrying Paphiopedilum - In China Xiao Ye Dou Lan

Flower Size 2 1/2" [6.5 cm]

Found in China and Vietnam [only as P barbigerum var lockianum] on steep rocky cliffs in evergreen broadleaved forests at elevations of 300 to 1200 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing humus epiphyte near bases of mossy trees or lithophyte with 4 to 6, distichous, narrow, suberect, narrowly lanceolate to linear, uniformly green leaves and blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, green, 4 3/4" to 6 2/5" [12 to 16 cm], shortly brown to dull yellowish pubescent, single flowered inflorescence with an elliptic, pubescent towards the thye abaxial base, shorter tha the ovary floral bract and carrying a small, single flower.

Synonyms Paphiopedilum barbigerum f. aureum (H.S.Hua) O.Gruss & Roeth 1999; Paphiopedilum barbigerum var. aureum H.S.Hua 1999; Paphiopedilum barbigerum var. coccineum (Perner & R.Herrm.) Cavestro 2001; Paphiopedilum barbigerum var. lockianum Aver. 2002; Paphiopedilum barbigerum var. sulivongii Schuit. & P.Bonnet 2009; Paphiopedilum insigne var barbigerum [Tang & Wang] Braem 1988

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest 51 Vol 1 1987 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 51 No 2 1987 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 3 1991 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 photo fide; Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen Mori 1997; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 6 2000 photo as P barbigerum f aureum; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 ; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 1 2003 as Paphiopedilum barbigerum var. lockianum photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 4 2004 photo as P coccineum; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 3 2007 As P barbigerum car coccineum photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 12 2008 photo fide; Orchids of Vietnam, Illustrated survey, part 1 Averyanov 2008; 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; Orchid Digest Vol 74 #3 2010 as P barbigerum var lockianum photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 76 #4 2012 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 81 #11 2012 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 80 #2 2016 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 # 11 2017 as P barbigerum f album photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide