Paphiopedilum aspersum Aver. 2002 SUBGENUS Paphiopedilum SECTION Paphiopedilum Karasawa & Saito 1982 Photo by Lourens Grobler and The Orchids Wiki Website

P x aspersum var trantuanhii Photo by N Popow

Common Name The Similar Paphiopedium

Flower Size

Found in Vietnam as a natural hybrid between P henryanum and P barbigerum

The difference between this one and P coccineum is the off white dorsal sepal with spots and dots.

Synonyms Paphiopedilum aspersum var. trantuananhii O.Gruss, Aver., C.X.Canh & N.H.Tuan 2018; Paphiopedilum barbigerum var. aspersum (Aver.) Aver. 2008; Paphiopedilum trantuanii Gogniat & Loubr. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 73 #4 2009 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 74 #3 2010 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 74 #3 2010 as P trantuanii photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 80 #1 2016 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #2 2019 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #2 2019 photo fide;