Paphiopedilum platyphyllum T.Yukawa 2001 SUBGENUS Paphiopedilum SECTION Corypetalum Pfitzer Photo by Kim Robilliard

Common Name or Meaning The Broad-Leaf Paphiopedilum

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in Sarawak at elevations around 800 meters near the summit of Bukit Kana as a medium sized, warm growing terrestrial. It may turn out to be just a variety of Paphiopediulum stonei.

Synonyms Cordula stonei [Hkr] Rolfe var platytaenia [Rchb.f] Ames 1921; Cypripedium platytaenium Rchb.f. 1880; Cypripedium stonei var platytaenium Rchb.f 1867; Paphiopedilum stonei var. latifolium hort; Paphiopedilum stonei ( Hook. ) Stein. var. platyphyllum ( T.Yukawa ) J.M.H.Shaw 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 67 No 7 1998 photo as P stonei var latifolium; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 4 2004; Orchid Digest Vol 76 #4 2012 photo fide;