Phragmipedium schlimii [Linden ex Rchb.f] Rolfe 1896 SECTION Micropetalum Photo by © Jay Pfahl

Another Flower View Photo by Jean Claude George

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Common Name Schlimm's Phragmipedium [Belgian Orchid Collector 1800's]

Flower Size 1 1/2 to 3" [4 to 7.5 cm]

Found in Colombia as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial or lithophyte at elevations of 1200 to 2100 meters in areas with constant water seepage, in or by rivers with a very short stem carrying 8, linear-lanceolate, suberect, rigid, acute to acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall but possible at any time of the year on a 12" [30 cm] long, erect, pubescent, pale greenish purple, branching, few to several [6 to 10] flowered inflorescence with ovate floral bracts and small [for the genus], rose scented flowers.

Synonyms Cypripedium schlimii Bateman ?; Cypripedium schlimi Linden ex Rchb. f. 1854; Cypripedium schlimii var. albiflorum Linden in ?; Paphiopedilum schlimii (Linden ex Rchb. f.) Pfitz 1895; Phragmipedium schlimii f. albiflorum (Linden) O.Gruss 1996; Phragmipedium schlimii var. albiflorum (Linden) Braem 1996; Phragmopedilum schlimii (Linden ex Rchb. f.) Rolfe 1895; *Selenipedium schlimii Linden ex Rchb.f 1854

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1854 as Selenipedium schlimii; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1855 as Selenipedium schlimii; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1854 as Selenipedium schlimii drawing; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Selenipedium schlimii drawing good; Beitrage Zur Orchideenkunde Von Colombia 27:12 Schlechter 1924; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchid Digest # 34 #1 1970 photo fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 3 129 to 192; Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1971; Orchid Digest Vol 42 No 6 1978 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 52 No 10 1983 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 55 No 4 1986 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 60 #6 1991; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 3 COS 1991 photo fide; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 drawing/photo fide; Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family Dressler 1993 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 65 No 2 1996; AOS Bulletin Vol 65 Vol 7 1996 photo/drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 66 No 12 1997 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 68 No 8 1999 photo FIDE; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 10 2000 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 1 2006 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 71 No 1 2007 photo fide; Orquideología Vol 26 #2 2009 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 28 #2 2011 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 29 #1 2012 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 79 #3 2015 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 80 #2 2016; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #5 2016 drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 81 #3 2017 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #12 2017 drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 82 #3 2018 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #2 2019 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 # 1 2019 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #8 2019 photo fide;

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