Cypripedium kentuckiense Reed 1981 SECTION Cypripedium SUBSECTION Cypripedium

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Common Name The Kentucky Cypripedium

Flower Size 4 3/4" [12 cm]

This large sized, cold growing terrestrial species is found in the United States and Canada with broad-ovate, twisted leaves with a narrow apex that blooms in the late spring on an erect, terminal, solitary flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Cypripedium daultonii V.G.Soukup 1977; Cypripedium kentuckiense f. pricei P.M.Br. 1998; Cypripedium kentuckiense f. summersii P.M.Br. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 53 No 8 1984 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 No 10 1985 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 62 #1 1998 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 62 #3 1998 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 62 #4 1998 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 11 2002 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 12 2002 Photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 8 2004 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 70 #1 2006 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 9 2007 photo fide; AOS Bulletin vol 78 No 9 2009 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #1 2016 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 81 #1 2017 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #9 2019 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 89 #1 2020 photo fide

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