1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Paphiopedilum Pfitzer
      1. Paphiopedilum tranlienianum O.Gruss & Perner

        This species is accepted, and its native range is China (SE. Yunnan) to N. Vietnam.

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    Habitat

    Rocky and well-drained places in thickets; ca. 1000 m.

    Distribution

    SE Yunnan (Malipo) and N Vietnam.

    General Description

    Plants terrestrial or lithophytic. Leaves 4-6, distichous; blade abaxially light green, adaxially deep green with paler margin, narrowly oblong, 10-24 × 1.6-2.7 cm, unequally bilobulate or tridenticulate at apex. Scape suberect or arching, terminating in a flower; peduncle green, 6-15 cm, with purple-red hairs; floral bract green spotted with purple-red, ovate, 1.8-3 × 1.2-1.4 cm; pedicel and ovary 3-4 mm, densely purple pubescent. Flower 6-6.5 cm in diam.; dorsal sepal white longitudinally striped with purple-brown in basal 2/3; synsepal pale green, ± veined with purple-brown; petals and lip pale green clearly flushed and veined with purple-brown; staminode pale yellow-green, with a green umbo. Dorsal sepal suborbicular, 2.5-3.5 × 2.5-3.5 cm, minutely ciliate, basal margin recurved, apex acute; synsepal subovate, 2.2-3 × 1.7-2 cm. Petals narrowly oblong, 2.7-3.9 × 0.8-1 cm, margin strongly undulate, white ciliate, apex obtuse; lip helmet-shaped; pouch ellipsoid, 2.2-2.4 × 1.5-1.8 cm. Staminode broadly obovate, ca. 1 × 1 cm, with an umbo in lower part.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central, Vietnam

    Paphiopedilum tranlienianum O.Gruss & Perner appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Caesiana 11: 66 (1998)

    Accepted by

    • Koopowitz, H. (2012). An updated, annotated checklist of the genus Paphiopedilum Orchid Digest 76: 178-215.
    • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Averyanov, L. (2008). The orchids of Vietnam illustrated survey part 1 Subfamilies Apostasioideae, Cyprioedioideae and Spiranthoideae Turczaninowia 11(1): 5-168.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
    • Gruss, O. & Perner, H. Original description of Paphiopedilum tranlienianum. 11, (1998).

    Sources

    Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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