Paphiopedilum glanduliferum (Blume) Pfitzer 1892 SUBGENUS Paphiopedilum SECTION Coryopedilum Photo by Lourens Grobler.

Photo of P glanduliferum staminode Photo by Liem Kie Wie

TYPE Drawing of P glanduliferum staminode and pouch Absolutely correct!!!!! TYPE Drawing by Blume

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Common Name The Gland-Bearing Paphiopedilum

Flower Size 4.4 to 6.4" [12 to 16 cm]

found in New Guinea from sea level to 1700 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial and rarely epiphytic species with 4 to 6, narrowly linear-oblong, somewhat fleshy, rounded and tridenticulate at the apex, clear green, glabrous leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer, on a finely pubescent, to 12 to 20" [30 to 50 cm] long, purple to greenish brown, to 5 flowered inflorescence with an oval, acute, pale yellow green with purple striped floral bract that is 1/2 to 2/3 of the ovary .

CAUTION!!!!!!!!The species in the photos herein are most probably all Paphiopedilum praestans as P glanduliferum has a unicolor flower and a downward tapering staminode with a head of apical hairs and has not been seen since it was described in 1848 by Blume, according to Garay, Braeme and Baker 1998/9.

Synonyms Cordula glandulifera (Blume) Rolfe 1912; *Cypripedium glanduliferum Blume 1849; Cypripedium glanduliferum Veitch 1849; Cypripedium praestans var kimballianum Linden f. & Rodigas 1890; Paphiopedilum glanduliferum var. kimballianum (Linden & Rodigas) Fowlie 1991

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 2 1980 as P gardineri photo; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 5 1980 drawing ok; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 5 1980 photo as P gardinerii; Orchid Digest Vol 45 No 4 1981 drawings fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 60 No 5 1991; Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 4 1991 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 4 1991 as P gardneri photo fide; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992; Orchid Digest Vol 58 No 1 1994 habitat and plant photos; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 4 1995 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 67 No 4 1998 photo fide; The Genus Paphiopedilum Vol 1 & 2 Braem 1998/9 drawing fide to drawing above; Orchid Australia Vol 12 No 1 2000 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000;Flora Malesiana: Orchids of New Guinea Vol 5 Schuiteman & D de Vogel 2008

Paphiopedilum glanduliferum var. kimballianum (Linden & Rodigas) Fowlie 1991 Photo by Lance Birk Orchid Digest Vol 70 #4 2006 as P praestans var kimballiana drawing fide;