Paphiopedilum venustum (Wall. ex Sims) Pfitzer

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Basionym : Cypripedium venustum Wall. ex Sims
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Paphiopedilum venustum (Wall. ex Sims) Pfitzer
  • Common name : Lady's Slipper Orchid
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : A terrestrial orchid; Flowers solitary, deep vine-red; Petals lateral; green yellow hood, anterior lip is pitcher-like.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Tibet
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Tibet
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature :
    • K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 137
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Paphiopedilum venustum. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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