Paphiopediulm gardineri [Guill] Pfitzer 1894 SUBGENUS Polyantha SECTION Mastigopetalum Photo by Dr Kennedy

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Common Name Gardiner's Paphiopedium [English Orchid Collector in New Guinea earlier 1900's]

Flower Size

Found on Jobi Island next to New Guinea at elevations up to 400 meters as a medium sized, hot growing terrestral

CAUTION!!!!!Often cited as a synonym of glanduliferum or P praestans but there are diferences in the shape and color of the staminode which is closest to P wilheminae but it differs in the deeply triangularly notched staminode with a central tooth

Synonyms *Cypripedium gardineri Guillemard 1886; Paphiopedilum glanduliferum var. gardineri (Guillemard) Braem 1988; Paphiopedilum glandiferum var gardinieri sensu Braem 1988;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 4 1991 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 4 1991 as P bodegomii photo fide; oRCHID dIGEST vOL 59 #3 1995 Drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 as P glanduliferum var wilhelminae;