Cypripedium macranthos

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Large-flowered cypripedium
Cypripedium macranthos - Edwards vol 18 pl 1534 (1832).jpg
1832 illustration from
Edward's Botanical Register
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Genus: Cypripedium
C. macranthos
Binomial name
Cypripedium macranthos
Sw. (1800)
  • Cypripedium macranthon Sw. (1800) (spelling variation)
  • Cypripedium macranthum Sw. (1800) (spelling variation)
  • Sacodon macranthos (Sw.) Raf. (1838)
  • Cypripedium thunbergii Blume (1859)
  • Cypripedium speciosum Rolfe (1911)
  • Cypripedium rebunense Kudô 1925
  • Cypripedium speciosum var. albiflorum Makino (1926)
  • Cypripedium thunbergii f. albiflorum (Makino) Okuyama (1955)
  • Cypripedium macranthos var. atropurpureum Aver. (1999)

Cypripedium macranthos, the large-flowered cypripedium, is a species of orchid. It is native to Belarus, Russia (European Russia and Siberia), Mongolia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China (Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol, Shandong).[1][2]


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