Paphiopedilum stonei (Hook. f.) Pfitzer 1895 SUBGENUS Polyantha SECTION Mastigopetalum Photo by Lourens Grobler

Common Name Stone's Paphiopedilum [English Gardener For Mr. Day 1800's]

Flower Size 8" or less [20 cm or less]

A larger sized, green-leafed, multiflowered, hot growing terrestrial orchid from Sarawak, Borneo on limestone hills and cliffs at sea level to 500 meters in elevation with to 5, strap-shaped, leathery, glossy green leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, dull greenish purple, pubescent, 2'4" [70 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence that has lanceolate bracts that cover 1/2 of the ovary.

Synonyms Cordula stonei [Hook] Rolfe 1912; *Cypripedium stonei Hook. f. 1862; Paphiopedilum stonei f. alboflavum O.Gruss & Koop. 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1870 as Cypripedium stonei drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 photo fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Pahipedilum stonei var acrosepalum; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Paphiopedilum stonei var platytaenium; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Cypripedium stonei drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 No 9 1958 drawing; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 39 No 2 1970; Die Orchideen #3 9-12 tafel 4 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 drawing hmm; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 5 1980 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 No 1 1985 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 No 6 1985 photo; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Wood Vol 3 1997 drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 1 2000 photo; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 6 2000 photo as P stonei f albescens; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 39 2000; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 11 2002 drawing; AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 6 2005 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 3 2006 photo; Orchid Digest Vol 72 No 3 2008 as P stonei f album; Orchid Digest Vol 72 No 3 2008 as P stonei f alboflavum

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