Paphiopedilum papuanum

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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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


Paphiopedilum papuanum (Ridl. ex Rendle) L.O.Williams, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 12: 149 (1946)


  • Basionym
    • Cypripedium papuanum Ridl. ex Rendle, Gard. Chron., III, 58: 131 (1915)
  • Heterotypic
    • Paphiopedilum zieckianum Schoser, Orchidee (Hamburg) 18: 4 (1967)


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Papuasia
      • New Guinea (Highland 800–1700 m altitude)

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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Papua Paphiopedilum