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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (S. Shaanxi to N. Sichuan).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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Ecology

In woodlands on broken limestone; 1650-2500 m. Flowering early in the season from April to early June.

Distribution

China (Sichuan and Hubei).

Biology

Flowering early in the season from April to early June.

General Description

A terrestrial herb 30-45 cm tall. Stems erect, stout, glabrous or rarely pubescent. Leaves six, the lowermost ones reduced to sheaths, the upper three elliptic to obovate, shortly acuminate, 8-17.3 cm long, 4.5-11.5 cm wide, ciliolate, glabrous on both surfaces. Inflorescence one- or rarely two-flowered; peduncle pubescent below bract; bract leaf-like, elliptic to ovate, acuminate, 7-12..7 cm long, 2.4-7.8 cm wide. Flower large, showy, pale yellow to rose with maroon venation on the sepals and petals and a pale yellow lip spotted with maroon, unpleasantly scented; ovary 2.2-3 cm long, reddish glandular-pubescent. Dorsal sepal ovate, acuminate, 4.7-6.6 cm long, 2.3-3.5 cm wide, margins sometimes undulate; synsepal elliptic-ovate, acuminate and bifid at the apex, 4-6.4 cm long, 1-2.9 cm wide. Petals linear-tapering, acuminate, 5.8-7.1 cm long, 1-1.5 cm wide, ciliate, pubescent in basal half of inner side, untwisted or twisted. Lip deeply saccate and inflated, 4-7.3 cm long, with a toothed margin to the mouth. Column 1.3-1.5 cm long; staminode oblong, obtuse, 1.3-2 cm long, 0.7-1.3 cm wide, with the side margins somewhat incurved.

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central

Cypripedium fasciolatum Franch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 28, 2002 Farges [922], China K000037590
Feb 28, 2002 Farges [922], China K000078274
70068.000
Farges, P.G. [922], Sichuan K000077908 isotype
Farges, P.G. [922], Sichuan K000077909 isotype
Farges [922], China K000077910 isotype
Wilson, E.H. [4581], China K000077911 holotype
Wilson, E.H. [4581], China K000077912 holotype
Wilson, E.H. [4581], China K000077913 holotype
Wilson, E.H. [4581], China K000077914 holotype
Wilson, E.H. [4581], China K000077915 holotype
Wilson, E.H. [4581], China K000077916 holotype
Cribb, P. [s.n.], China 65204.000

First published in J. Bot. (Morot) 8: 232 (1894)

Accepted by

  • Cribb, P.J. (2005-). Personal communication on Orchidaceae 1 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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

  • Franchet, A.R. Original description of Cypripedium fasciolatum. 8, (1894).

Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org
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