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Orchid Species: Paphiopedilum venustum

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Paphiopedilum venustum is an orchid species identified by (Wall. ex Sims) Pfitzer in 1888.
Genus
Paphiopedilum (Paph.)
Grex
venustum
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Wall. ex Sims) Pfitzer
Year
1888
ORIGIN: Found in Assam India, northeastern Bangladesh, the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Nepal and Yunnan China at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters at the base of cliffs in humus or in dense undergrowth of bamboo thickets often near streams, as well as in the crotch of trees with leaf detritus.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, cool growing, shade loving terrestrial with narrowly elliptic, mottled bluish and lighter green, purple beneath leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, terminal, 5 [12 cm] long, deep purple, pubescent, single flowered inflorescence with a elliptic-lanceolate floral bract.

FLOWER SIZE: To 3 1/2 inches [9 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Cypripedium Cyp pardinum 1869 Rchb.f.
Add+ Paphiopedilum Paph pardinum 1894 (Rchb.f.) Pfitzer
Add+ Paphiopedilum Paph venustum f. album-measuresianum
Add+ Cypripedium Cyp venustum 1820 Wall. ex Sims
Add+ Cordula Cordula venusta 1912 (Wall. ex Sims) Rolfe
Add+ Stimegas Stimegas venustum 1838 (Wall. ex Sims) Raf.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Paph. venustum f. measuresianum 'Anja' (6 awards from 2011 to 2015) Paph. venustum 'Herrenhausen' (4 awards from 2011 to 2016) Paph. venustum 'Astrid' (4 awards from 2009 to 2012) Paph. venustum f. measuresianum 'Wössen' (3 awards from 2012 to 2013) Paph. venustum 'Berggarten' (2 awards in 2017) Paph. venustum 'TOM' (2 awards in 2016) Paph. venustum 'Yeowie' (2 awards in 2014) Paph. venustum 'Bloomin' Fool' (2 awards from 2010 to 2013) Paph. venustum 'Werri' (2 awards in 2013) Paph. venustum f. measuresianum 'Expose Yourself' (2 awards from 2009 to 2010) Paph. venustum 'Erica's Chasus' (2 awards from 2006 to 2009) Paph. venustum 'P & R Golden Glow' (2 awards in 2004) Paph. venustum h.f. album 'Kathy' (2 awards in 2003) Paph. venustum 'Yorks' (2 awards in 1986) Paph. venustum h.f. album 'Cerritos' (2 awards in 1980) Paph. venustum 'Pardinum' (2 awards in 1978) Paph. venustum h.f. album-measuresianum 'No Red' (2019) Paph. venustum 'Springwater Mars Attack' (2018) Paph. venustum f. measuresianum 'Clemens' (2018) Paph. venustum 'TOM#3' (2018)
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