Paphiopedilum ooii Koop. 1999 SUBGENUS Polyantha SECTION Mastigopetalum

Photo by The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm to Cool Winter

Common Name or Meaning Ooi's Paphiopedilum [Malysian Orchid Nurseryman and orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm] wide

Found in Sabah Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 600 to 1600 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial or lithophyte on rocks with 6 to 8, suberect, oblong-lanceolate, rounded, dark green leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, arcuate, to 5' [150 cm] long, 4 to 12 flowered inflorescence

Similar to, but separated from P kolopakingii by the shorter, ovate dorsal sepal, spirally twisted petals, a shorter lip and a white staminode with a less hairy margin


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Digest Vol 63 #2 1999 drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 64 #2 2000 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 4 2004 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 3 2009 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Orchid Digest Vol 76 #4 2012 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #1 2019 photo fide;