Paphiopedilum venustum

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Paphiopedilum venustum
Paphiopedilum venustum.jpg
Flower of Paphiopedilum venustum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: P. venustum
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum venustum
(Wall. ex Sims) Pfitzer
Synonyms
  • Cypripedium venustum Wall. ex Sims (basionym)
  • Stimegas venustum (Wall. ex Sims) Raf.
  • Cypripedium pardinum Rchb.f.
  • Cypripedium venustum var. measuresianum auct.
  • Paphiopedilum pardinum (Rchb.f.) Pfitzer
  • Paphiopedilum venustum var. pardinum (Rchb.f.) Pfitzer
  • Cordula venusta (Wall. ex Sims) Rolfe
  • Paphiopedilum venustum var. bhutanensis Pradhan
  • Paphiopedilum venustum var. rubrum Pradhan
  • Paphiopedilum venustum var. teestaensis Pradhan
  • Paphiopedilum venustum f. measuresianum (auct.) Braem
  • Paphiopedilum venustum f. pardinum (Rchb.f.) Braem

Paphiopedilum venustum is a species of orchid ranging from eastern Nepal to northeastern Bangladesh.

Paphiopedilum venustum album in an Easton, CT greenhouse.
Paphiopedilum venustum album is an orchid that grows best in warm low light conditions.

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