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Orchid Species: Paphiopedilum hirsutissimum

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Paphiopedilum hirsutissimum is an orchid species identified by (Lindl. ex Hook.) Stein in 1892.
Genus
Paphiopedilum (Paph.)
Grex
hirsutissimum
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl. ex Hook.) Stein
Year
1892
ORIGIN: Found in northeastern India and Myanmar [the other varieties below are found in northern Thailand, Laos and Vietnam as well as southwestern China] at altitudes of 700 to 1800 meters in leaf litter pockets in forks or at the base of trees or on steep limestone cliff faces in narrow crevasses.

DESCRIPTION: Medium-sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial or lithophytic species that has 5 to 7, distichous, linear-oblong to linear-ligulate, obtuse at the obliquely bilobed apex, clear green, spotted purple beneath leaves that blooms in the spring with a longlasting, 12 [30 cm] long, single flowered, densely pubescent inflorescence that is green and has dark purple hairs and an elliptic floral bract that is 1/4 the length of the ovary.

FLOWER SIZE: 4 inches [10 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Paphiopedilum Paph esquirolei
Add+ Paphiopedilum Paph chiwuanum 1951 Tang & F.T.Wang
Add+ Paphiopedilum Paph esquirolii 1919 Schltr.
Add+ Paphiopedilum Paph saccopetalum 1998 H.S.Hua
Add+ Cypripedium Cyp hirsutissimum 1857 Lindl. ex Hook.
Add+ Cordula Cordula esquirolii 1925 (Schltr.) Hu
Add+ Cordula Cordula hirsutissima 1912 (Lindl. ex Hook.) Rolfe
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Paph. hirsutissimum 'Anja' (12 awards from 2011 to 2017) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Cindy' (5 awards from 1983 to 2017) Paph. hirsutissimum f. alboviride 'Franz' (4 awards from 2014 to 2017) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Baronja' (4 awards from 2012 to 2014) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Mirjam' (3 awards from 2012 to 2015) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Amelie' (3 awards in 2012) Paph. esquirolii 'Wan Chiao' (3 awards from 2003 to 2009) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Wakefield' (3 awards from 1970 to 2009) Paph. hirsutissimum f. alboviride 'Maria' (2 awards from 2016 to 2017) Paph. hirsutissimum f. alboviride 'Planegg' (2 awards from 2012 to 2016) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Miriam' (2 awards from 2012 to 2015) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Tawan' (2 awards from 2011 to 2015) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Aitch' (2 awards in 2015) Paph. hirsutissimum f. alboviride 'Venus' (2 awards in 2015) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Barbara' (2 awards from 2011 to 2014) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Graue' (2 awards from 2011 to 2014) Paph. hirsutissimum f. alboviride 'Sammy' (2 awards from 2013 to 2014) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Ivy' (2 awards in 2014) Paph. hirsutissimum 'Maisie' (2 awards from 2006 to 2012) Paph. hirsutissimum f. alboviride 'Wössen' (2 awards in 2012)
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BEST PLANTS: Five Favourites for a Desert Island by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler). Den. infundibulum, Lycaste Aphrodite, Onc. Tiger Wyld, Paph. hirsutissimum, Laelia gouldiana, Pleione formosana; for the greenhouse with 48dF. OR85-421 0
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