Paphiopedilum sangii Braem 1987 SUBGENUS Sigmatopetalum SECTION Blepharopetalum Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

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Common Name Sang's Paphiopedilum [German Orchid Enthusiast]

Flower Size

Found in the Celebes [Sulawesi] as a cool to warm growing, humus epiphyte that blooms in the mid-fall through mid-spring on an erect, terette, very dark brown, intensly pubescent, 10" [22.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a distinct basal sheath.

Synonyms Paphiopedilum sangii var. ayubianum O.Gruss & Roeth 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 3 1995 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 ; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002;