Cypripedium henryi Rolfe 1892 SECTION Cypripedium SUBSECTION Cypripedium Photos by David Llewelyn and his Koolplants website

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Plant and Flowers Photos by Patricia Harding

Another Plant Photos by Kevin Stewart

Common Name Henry's Cypripedium [Irish Plant Collector in China 1800's] - In China Lu Hua Shao Lan

Flower Size 2 3/4" [7 cm]

This species is a medium to large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial that occurs in south China in damp, humus rich soils in sparse forests or scrubby slopes at elevations of 800 to 2300 meters with an erect, pubescent stem carrying 4 to 5, ovate-oblong, plicate, glabrous to occasionally pubescent, acuminate leaves and blooms on a short, terminal, slender, glandular-pubescent inflorescence with ovate to lanceolate, glabrous bracts and carrying 2 to 4 flowers occuring in the spring.

Synonyms Cypripedium chinense Franch. 1894

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 4 193 to 256 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1971 drawing ok/photo plant only; Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen Mori 1997; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000; AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 6 2005 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 # 12 2006 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 70 #1 2006 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 2 2007; Orchid Digest Vol 71 No 1 2007 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 9 2007 photo; Native Orchids of Shaanxi Shaanxi Science & Technology Press 2007 photo fide; Orchids of Huanglong Perner, Tang Si-Yuan 2007 photos fide; Orchid Digest Vol 71 #1 2008 photo fide; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Maountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #5 2016 photo fide;