Paphiopedilum acmodontum M.W. Wood 1976

SUBGENUS Sigmatopetalum SECTION Barbata SUBSECTION Chloroneura Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt, plant grown by Vintage Orchids

Another Clone Photo Courtesy of Kim Robilliard of Misty valley Orchids

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Common Name The Pointed Tooth Paphiopedilum [refers to the teeth-like projections on the lip]

Flower Size 2 3/4" [7 cm]

Endemic to the Philippines as a medium-sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial at elevations up to 1000 meters with distichous, elliptic-oblong, acuminate, minutely tridentate apically leaves that are tesselated light and dark green that blooms on an erect, single flowered, to 10" [25 cm] long, sparsely pubescent, green and purple splashed inflorescence with ovate, pubescent floral bracts.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 36 No 2 1972 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 37 No 4 1973 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 45 No 2 1981 photo fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 39 2000; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003;

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