Paphiopedilum charlesworthii (Rolfe) Pfitzer 1895


Paphiopedilum charlesworthii (Rolfe) Pfitzer 1895 is a terrestrial growing öady slipper orchid species, named in honour to the the English orchid breeder Joseph Charlesworth. Paphiopedilum charlesworthii orchids are native to India (Assam), Myanmar (formerly Burma), North Thailand and Southwest China.
Flowers get a size of about 5 - 7 cm.
Flowering period: August - September.
Paphiopedilum charlesworthii orchids are protected by CITES Appendix I (threatened with extinction, trade only in exceptional circumstances). The tropical lady slipper orchid requires intermediate temperatures, moderate to bright lightand a humidity of 60 to 80%.

To induce blooming temperatures should be decreased to about 12° C at night during the winter month and waterings should be restricted. During the growth season plants should be kept moist, but not sogging wet.

Paphiopedilum charlesworthii (Rolfe) Pfitzer 1895
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Image: Paphiopedilum charlesworthii (Rolfe) Pfitzer 1895
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee

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