Cypripedium taibaiense G.H.Zhu & S.C.Chen 1999 SECTION Cypripedium SUBSECTION Macrantha

Drawing by Ji Chaozhen And Cypripedium taibaiense (Orchidaceae), a New Species from Shaanxi, China NOVON 9(3): 454-456. 1999 The Type Article

Part shadeCold

Common Name or Meaning The Mt Taibai Cypripedium [refers to its being found on Mount Taibai in southern Shaanxi province of China] - In China Tai Bai Shao Lan

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in southern Shaanxi province of China on grassy slopes at elevations of 2600 to 3300 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect, glabrous stem carrying 2 to 3 basal sheaths and 3 to 4, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, abaxially minutely pubescent, adaxially glabrous, ciliate, acuminate to subacute apically leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, minutely pubescent, single flowered, shorter inflorescence with narrowly elliptic to ovate-lanceolate, minutely pubescent floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; NOVON 9(3): 454-456. 1999 drawing fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide;