Paphiopedilum victoria-regina (Sander) M.W. Wood 1976 SUBGENUS Cochlopetalum [Haller] Karasawa & Saito 1982 Photo by Lourens Grobler

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Common Name The Queen Victoria Paphiopedilum

Flower Size 3 1/4" [8 cm]

This medium sized, warm to cool growing, Sumatran terrestrial or lithophytic species is found on cliffs at elevations of 800 to 1600 meters with large, oblong, faintly mottled, minutely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect to arching, terminal, 24" [60 cm] long, dark brown, flexuous rachis, successively 1 to 2, many flowered inflorescence that has ovate, ciliate floral bracts.

Synonyms *Cypripedium victoriaregina Sander ? ; Paphiopedilum kalinae Braem 1995; Paphiopedilum victoria-regina var. kalinae (Braem) Koop. 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 photo fide; The Genus Paphiopedilum vol 1 Braem 1998; The Genus Paphiopedilum vol 2 Braem 1998; Orchid Australia Vol 11 No 5 1999 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 39 2000; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 39 2000 as P kalinae photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 3 2004 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 6 2005 photo as P victoriareginae var latifolium;

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