IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN)

Cypripedium elegans Rchb.f., Flora 69: 561 1886. (Syn: Coelogyne elegans Rchb.f.);

 
 

 

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ORCHIDACEAE: Lady Slipper Orchids – Cypripedium elegans Rchb.f.:   Cypripedium elegans Rchb.f., Flora 69: 561 (1886).

Family: ORCHIDACEAE
Distribution: East Nepal to China (NW. Yunnan)
Current pic was taken in Tunganath area, Kedarnath WLS, Uttarakhand.


Yes it is green and the smallest one found in India.
The flower is green it also means it is helping in producing food material for the plant, especially for ovary.


VoF Wweek: Orchidaceae – Cypripedium elegans Rchb.f.: Cypripedium elegans Rchb.f., Flora 69: 561 (1886).

Synonym:
Coelogyne elegans Rchb.f., Flora 69: 561 (1886), sphalm.
Distribution: Nepal, India, China
Current pic taken in the VoF.


 
ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Cypripedium elegans Rchb.f. : Attachments (1). 5 posts by 5 authors.

Cypripedium elegans Rchb.f., Flora 69: 561 (1886).
Family: ORCHIDACEAE
Distribution: East Nepal to China (NW. Yunnan)
Current pic was taken in Tunganath area, Kedarnath WLS, Uttarakhand.


Special alpine terrestrial orchid. It still eludes me.


Cute tiny flower. Looks completely different from the other Ladies slippers. May be this has not bloomed completely.


 
 
 
 
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