Paphiopedilum venustum (Wall. ex Sims) Pfitzer

  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Basionym : Cypripedium venustum Wall. ex Sims
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Paphiopedilum venustum (Wall. ex Sims) Pfitzer
  • Common name : Lady's Slipper Orchid
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : A terrestrial orchid; Flowers solitary, deep vine-red; Petals lateral; green yellow hood, anterior lip is pitcher-like.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Native : Burma
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. venustum. Downloaded on 2 April 2020.

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