Paphiopedilum sukhakulii

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Paphiopedilum sukhakulii


Taxonavigation: Asparagales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

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Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Cypripedioideae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paphiopedilum sukhakulii


  • Paphiopedilum sukhakulii Schoser & Senghas, Die Orchidee (Hamburg) 16: 110 (1965)
  • Etymology: sukhakulii: named for Prasong Sukhakul, a Thai orchid grower. Who first discovered.


  • Heterotypic
    • Paphiopedilum sukhakulii f. aureum Van Delden ex O.Gruss, Die Orchidee (Hamburg), Suppl. 6: 16 (1999)



Thailand (only North-east Thailand up to 1000 m altitude)

Vernacular names[edit]

ไทย: รองเท้านารีปีกแมลงปอ
中文: 苏氏兜兰
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