Paphiopedilum notatisepalum Z.J.Liu, Meina Wang & S.R.Lan 2017

SUBGENUS Paphiopedilum SECTION Paphiopedilum Karasawa & Saito 1982 TYPE Photos by Zhong-Jian Liu and Phytotaxa 302(2) :156-164 2017

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Common Name The Spotted Sepal Paphiopedilum

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Found in southeastern Yunnan province of China in crevasses of shady cliffs or rocks in evergreen broadleaved forests .

Very similar to and may be a synonym of P henryanum but it is a larger plant with less spotting on the petals and dorsal sepal. This is the first orchid to be described solely on DNA analysis.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Phytotaxa 302(2) :156-164 Z.J.Liu, Meina Wang & S.R.Lan 2017 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Diggest Vol 83 #2 2019 photo fide;