Paphiopedilum ciliolare (Rchb. f.) Stein 1892 SUBGENUS Paphiopedilum SECTION Barbata Photo by Eric Hunt and his Flicker Orchid Photostream

Another color form Photo by Helmut Bechtel

to Fall

Common Name The Short Haired Paphiopedilum [refers to the hairs found in the pouch]

Flower Size to 3" [to 7.5 cm]

This orchid is found in the Philippines at elevations of 300 to 1830 meters as a small sized, cool to hot growing terrestrial with narrowly oblong or elliptic-oblong, obtuse, tesselated dark and pale green leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, pubescent, to about 10" [25 cm] long, terminal, single flowered inflorescence with an ovate bract covering 1/4 of the ovary.

Synonyms Cordula ciliolaris Rolfe 1912; *Cypripedium ciliolare Rchb. f.?; Cypripedium ciliolare var. miteauanum Linden 1888; Cypripedium miteauanum Linden & Rodigas 1887; Paphiopedilum ciliolare (Rchb. f.) Pfitzer 1895; Paphiopedilum ciliolare var. miteauanum (Linden) Pfitzer 1903; Paphiopedilum superbiens subsp. ciliolare (Rchb.f.) M.W.Wood 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Cypripedium ciliolare drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchid Digest Vol 36 No 2 1972 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 37 No 4 1973 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 45 No 2 1981 photo fide; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 2 Quisumbing 1981 photo fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 3 1992 photo fide; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Orchid Digest Vol 73 #1 2009 drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 76 #4 2012 photo fide;