Paphiopedilum victoria-mariae

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Paphiopedilum victoria-mariae


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Cypripedioideae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paphiopedilum victoria-mariae


Paphiopedilum victoria-mariae (Sander ex Mast.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 4: 364 (1896)


  • Basionym
    • Cypripedium victoria-mariae Sander ex Mast., Orchid Rev. 4: 110 (1896)
  • Homotypic
    • Paphiopedilum chamberlainianum f. victoria-mariae (Sander ex Mast.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 1: 199 (1893)
    • Cordula victoria-mariae (Sander ex Mast.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 20: 2 (1912)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Malesia
      • Sumatera (South and central west Sumatra 1500–2000 m altitude)

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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Virgin Mary Paphiopedilum

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