Paphiopedilum purpuratum

Paphiopedilum purpuratum 2

Paphiopedilum purpuratum                                                                                                                                           photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy   described by (Lindley)  Stein, Berthold
published in Orchideenbuch  487    1892
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Cypripedioideae
  tribe --
  subtribe --
  genus Paphiopedilum  Pfitzer 1886
  section Barbata  Kränzlin 1897
  chromosones   2n = 40 
  metabolism  CAM pathway, stomata of the leaves are open at night. 
    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    it is useful give the soluble mineal nutriens, on the roots.
native of origin Viet Nam (Tuyen Quang), China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Hainan, Hong Kong, Canton))
  altitude 900 - 1000 m  (2970 - 3300 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Chen-pien-hsien (Guangxi, China) 
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1000 m / 3300 ft) :
    Paphiopedilum purpuratum b gr uk
  photoperiod  in Chen-pien-hsien this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from13 h 30 m' to 10 h 30 m'
  life form geophyte in bamboo leaf litter, on limestone rocks
    bloom induction, with a deceber or january rest (Lance A. Birk)
  brightness partial shade to low
inflorescence     length
14 cm (5.6")
  nr flowers 1
  size single flower 7,5 L 9 cm (3" L 3.6")
  duration single flower ~ 30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ~ 60 days
CITES appendix I

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