Paphiopedilum robinsonianum Cavestro 2014 publ. 2013 SUBGENUS Sigmatopetalum SECTION Barbata SUBSECTION Barbata

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Plant and Flower

Plant Photos by © Alistair Robinson


Common Name Robinson's Paphiopedilum [British Taxomonist and field botanist specializing in Carnovorous plants current]

Flower Size 4.4 to 5.2" [11 to 13.5 cm]

Found largely restricted to the mountains of the Ampana Peninsula in Sulawesi in humid montane forests at elevations of 800 to 2200 meters as a small sized, wawrm to cold growing terrestrial with 3 to 6, oblong-elliptic, obtuse, green, mottled darker green on upper surface leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, densely brown hairy, provided with ovate, purple bracts, 10 to 12" [25 to 30 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; *Rhône-Alpes Orchidées, 52: 10-15A Cavestro, 2014, new species of Paphiopedilum from the Island of Sulawesi, Paphiopedilum robinsonianum, Paphiopedilum robinsonianum une nouvelle espèce de Sulawesi (Indonésie) décrite récemment, L'Orchidophile 202 : 227-233, 2014. Paphiopedilum robinsonianum Cavestro, Eine kürzlich neu beschriebene Art von Sulawesi, Die 0rchidee 65(4) : 280-284, 2014.; Orchid Digest Vol 79 #2 2015 photo/drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #2 2019 photo fide;