Cypripedium himalaicum

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Cypripedium himalaicum


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Cypripedioideae
Genus: Cypripedium
Subgenus: Cypripedium subg. Cypripedium
Sectio: Cypripedium sect. Macrantha
Species: Cypripedium himalaicum



Cypripedium himalaicum Rolfe, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 29: 319 (1892)


  • Homotypic
    • Cypripedium macranthos var. himalaicum (Rolfe) Kraenzl., Orchid. Gen. Sp. 1: 26 (1897)


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • China
      • Tibet.
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • East Himalaya, Nepal, West Himalaya.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references

  • Rolfe, R.A. 1892, Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 29: 319–320.

Additional references


Vernacular names


Deutsch: Himalaja-Frauenschuh
English: Himalayan Cypripedium
中文: 高山杓兰
中文(简体): 高山杓兰

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