Paphiopedilum braemii H. Mohr 1989 SUBGENUS Sigmatopetalum SECTION Punctatum Karasawa & Saito 1982 Photo by Lourens Grobler


Common Name Braem's Paphiopedium [Belgian Taxomonist 21st cen]

Found in northwestern Sumatra at elevations of 700 meters as a herbaceous humus, warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, pubescent, single flowered inflorescence with a small folded, pilose, leek green bract.

Synonyms Paphiopedilum tonsum var. braemii (H.Mohr) O.Gruss 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Schlechteriana Vol 2 No 2 1991 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 3 1991 photo/drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 as P tonsum var braemii photo fide; The Genus Paphiopedilum Vol 1 & 2 Braem 1999; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 76 #4 2012 photo fide;