Paphiopedilum hennisianum (M.W. Wood) Fowlie 1977

SUBGENUS Sigmatopetalum SECTION Barbata SUBSECTION Barbata Photo by Lourens Grobler

Another Clone Photo courtesy of A World Of Orchids

Common Name Hennis' Paphiopedilum [German Orchid Collector]

Flower Size 2 1/2" [6 cm]

This hot growing, Philippine terrestrial species occurs at elevations to 500 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an upright stem carrying gree, mottled leaves that blooms on a single flowered, erect, terminal inflorescence.

Synonyms *Paphiopedilum barbatum var. hennisianum M.W. Wood 1976; Paphiopedilum hennisianum f. christiansenii (O.Gruss & Roeth) O.Gruss & Roeth 1999; Paphiopedilum hennisianum var. christiansenii O.Gruss & Roeth 1996; Paphiopedilum hennisianum var purpureum Hort 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; 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; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 2 1991 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 photo fide; The Genus Paphiopedilum Vol 1 & 2 Braem 1999; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 6 2000 photo as P hennisianum f christiansenii; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 39 2000; Australian Orchid Review Vol 66 No 4 2001 photo as P hennisianum f chistiansenii; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 as P hennisianum f chistiansenii photo; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003;