Paphiopedilum acmodontum M.W. Wood 1976

SUBGENUS Paphiopedilum SECTION Barbata SUBSECTION Chloroneura

Photo by Eric Hunt, plant grown by Vintage Orchids

Another Clone

Photo by Kim Robilliard of Misty valley Orchids


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; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 ; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Orchid Digest Vol 76 #4 2012 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 89 #2 2020 photo fide