Paphiopedilum coccineum Perner & R.Herrm. 2000 SUBGENUS Paphiopedilum SECTION Paphiopedilum Karasawa & Saito 1982 Photo by Rolf Hermann

Another Flower Photo by C Strompl and The Slipper Orchids Info Website

Part shade Hot Warm LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Brick-Red Paphiopedium

Flower Size 4 [10 cm]

Found in Ca Bang Province of Vietnam in fissures with small amounts of humus in limestone areas on exposed, often vertical rock formations at elevations of 200 to 800 meters a a small sized, hot to warm growing litho-terrestrial with clustered, 4 to 6, uniformly green, suberect, distichous, curved with lanceolate to obtuse apices leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, brown-purple, light brown pubescent, 7.2 [18 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Paphiopedilum barbigerum var. coccineum (Perner & R.Herrm.) Cavestro 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 65 #2 2001 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 4 2004; Orchid Digest Vol 74 #3 2010 as P barbigerum var coccineaum photo/drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 74 #3 2010 as P barbigerum var coccineaum aureum photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 76 #4 2012 photo fide;