~Paphiopedilum virens (Rchb. f.) Pfitzer 1863 - See Paphiopedilum javanicum (Reinw. ex Blume) Pfitzer 1888SUBGENUS Sigmatopetalum SECTION Barbata SUBSECTION Chloroneura

Flower in situ Borneo

Plant and Flower in Situ Borneo Photos by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website.

Plant en Situ Borneo Photos courtesy of Peter Maxwell

Another Clone? Photos by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website.

Full shade Warm toCool Winter

Common Name The Greenish Paphiopedilum

Found on the lower slopes of mount Kinabalu, part of the Crocker range of Sabah as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial that blooms in the winter.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1870 as Cypripedium virens drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Orchid Digest Vol 38 no 3 1974 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 45 No 1 1981 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 45 No 3 1981 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 48 No 5 1984 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 49 No 4 1985 photo fide; Orchid Digest 51 Vol 4 1987 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 3 2009 as P javanicum var virens photo/drawing fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as P javanicum var virens drawing/photo fide;

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