Paphiopedilum sukhakulii

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Paphiopedilum sukhakulii


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
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)


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • China
      • Thailand (only North-east Thailand up to 1000 m altitude)

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sukhakul's Paphiopedilum
ไทย: รองเท้านารีปีกแมลงปอ
中文: 苏氏兜兰

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