Paphiopedilum ooii Koop. 1999 SUBGENUS Polyantha SECTION Mastigopetalum Photo by The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz HerbariaWebsite

Part shade Warm to Cool

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, subererct, 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

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 39 2000; 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

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