Paphiopedilum argus (Rchb.f.) Stein

Argus Paphiopedilum


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Paphiopedilum

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

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

History: 

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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