Paphiopedilum × herrmannii F.Fuchs & H.Reisinger 1995

SUBGENUS Paphiopedilum SECTION Paphiopedilum Karasawa & Saito 1982

Photo courtesy of Botanická zahrada a arboretum Mendelova zemedelská a lesnická univerzita v Brne, Brno, Czech


Common Name Herman's Paphiopedilum [German Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size

A natural hybrid between P. helenae × P. hirsutissimum var. esquirolei that occurs in northern Vietnam in coniferous, mixed, broad-leaved and evergreen closed forests on limestone at elevations of 700 to 900 meters as a warm growing epipyte that blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Oasis Vol 1 No 2 2000 photo; Lindleyana Vol 15 No 4 2000; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 4 2004 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 3 2007 photo; Orchids of Vietnam, Illustrated survey, part 1 Averyanov 2008