Paphiopedilum rothschildianum

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Paphiopedilum rothschildianum


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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


Paphiopedilum rothschildianum (Rchb.f.) Stein, Orchid.-Buch: 482 (1892)


  • Basionym
    • Cypripedium rothschildianum Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., III, 3: 457 (1888)
  • Homotypic
    • Cordula rothschildiana (Rchb.f.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 20: 2 (1912)
  • Heterotypic
    • Cypripedium elliottianum O'Brien, Gard. Chron. 1888(2): 501 (1888)
    • Cypripedium neoguineense Linden, Gard. Chron. 1888(1): 505 (1888), nom. nud.
    • Paphiopedilum elliottianum (O'Brien) Stein, Orchid.-Buch: 466 (1892)
    • Paphiopedilum rothschildianum var. elliottianum (O'Brien) Pfitzer in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 50(12): 59 (1903)


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:

  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Malesia
      • Borneo (Sabah only; 600–1200 m altitude)

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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Rothshild's slipper orchid
日本語: パフィオペディルム・ロスチャイルディアナム
中文: 兜兰之王

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