Paphiopedilum haynaldianum (Rchb.f.) Stein 1892

SUBGENUS Polyantha SECTION Polyantha [Pfitzer] Brieger 1971 Photo by Egon Krogsgaard

Another Flower Photo by Lourens Grobler

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Common Name Haynald's Paphiopedilum [Hungarian Orchid Enthusiast 1800's]

Flower Size to 6" [to 15 cm]

This is a large sized, hot to cool growing, Philippine terrestrial, lithophytic and rarely epiphytic species with 6, ligulate or narrowly elliptic, clear dull green leaves found on limestone hills and serpentine cliffs from sealevel to 1500 meters and blooms in the late winter till spring on an erect, pubescent, 1 1/2' [45 cm] long, successively opening, several [3 to 6] flowered inflorescence with oblong-lanceolate floral bracts and held well above the green leaves.

Synonyms Cordula haynaldiana [Rchb.f] Rolfe 1912; *Cypripedium haynaldianum Rchb. f. 1874; Paphiopedilum haynaldianum f. album Asher ex O.Gruss & Roeth 2000

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1874 as Cypripedilum haynaldianaum; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 3 Rchb.f 1881 as Cypripedilum haynaldianaum Drawing; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Cypripedium haynaldianum drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; AOS Bulletin Vol 39 No 2 1970 photo; Die Orchideen #3 9-12 tafel 4 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 36 No 2 1972 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 37 No 4 1973 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 6 1980 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 46 No 1 1982 photo fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 photo fide; The Genus Paphiopedilum Vol 1 Braem 1999; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 39 2000; Australian Orchid Review Vol 66 No 4 2001 photo; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Australian Orchid Review Vol 72 No 2 2007 photo

Paphiopedilum haynaldianum (Rchb. f.) Pfitzer 1895 var album Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 6 1980 photo; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 6 2000 photo; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide

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