Paphiopedilum parnatanum Cavestro 1999 SUBGENUS Sigmatopetalum SECTION Barbata SUBSECTION Barbata

Flower closeup Photos by Olaf Gruss and Website

Common Name Parnata's Paphiopedilum

Flower Size 2.8" [7 cm]

Found only in the Tarlac Province of Luzon within the Philippines on the forests floor amongst mosses at elevations around 700 meters as a medium sized, warm growing terrestrial with mottled leaves that blooms on an erect, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Cypripedium dauthieri Rchb.f. ex Kittel 1885; *Paphiopedilum barbatum var. hennisianum M.W. Wood 1976; Paphiopedilum hennisianum f. christiansenii (O.Gruss & Roeth) O.Gruss & Roeth 1999; Paphiopedilum hennisianum var. christiansenii O.Gruss & Roeth 1996; Paphiopedilum hennisianum var purpureum Hort 1981; Paphiopedilum usitanum O.Gruss & Roethe 1999

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 ; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;