Paphiopedilum argus (Rchb.f.) Stein

Argus Paphiopedilum

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Paphiopedilum

Category: Houseplant


Light green leaves with darker spots. Blooms in spring and summer, 15" inflorescence, single flower to 4" diameter.


Published in Orchid.-Buch 453 in 1892.

Basionym Cypripedium argus Rchb.f. - Pictured in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Cypripedium #5 in 1897 and in Bot. Mag. 101: 6175 in 1875.

Native to the Philippines.


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