Paphiopedilum barbatum (Lindl.) Pfitzer 1888


Paphiopedilum barbatum (Lindl.) Pfitzer 1888 is a Lady Slipper or Venus Slipper orchid species, native to Malaysia and Thailand.

Flowers of the terrestrially growing Paphiopedilum barbatum reach a size of about 8 cm. Inflorescences get a length up to about 25 cm and carry just a single flower, ocasionally 2 flowers. Flowering period: Winter - Spring. Paphiopedilum barbatum orchids are protected by CITES Appendix I (threatened with extinction, trade only in exceptional circumstances). The lady slipper orchid requires a cool - intermediate, humid climate and a shady location.

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Image: Paphiopedilum barbatum (Lindl.) Pfitzer 1888
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee

Lady Slipper Orchid species (Paphiopedilum species orchids) at Orchids

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