IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR)

Paphiopedilum druryi (Bedd.) Stein, Orchid.-Buch 466 1892. (Syn: Cordula druryi (Bedd.) Rolfe; Cypripedium druryi Bedd.);
  

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ORCHIDACEAE: Lady Slipper Orchids – Paphiopedilum druryi (Bedd.) Stein:  Paphiopedilum druryi (Bedd.) Stein, Orchid.-Buch: 466 (1892).

Synonyms:
Cypripedium druryi Bedd., Icon. Pl. Ind. Or.: 23 (1869).
Cordula druryi (Bedd.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 20: 2 (1912).

Family: ORCHIDACEAE
Distribution: Endemic to South India, found exclusively on the Agastamalaya hills.
Current Pic taken at TBGRI, Trivandrum where this plant is under ex-situ conservation.


 

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ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Paphiopedilum druryi (Bedd.) Stein from India : Attachments (3). 6 posts by 6 authors.

Paphiopedilum druryi (Bedd.) Stein, Orchid.-Buch: 466 (1892).
Synonyms:
Cypripedium druryi Bedd., Icon. Pl. Ind. Or.: 23 (1869).
Cordula druryi (Bedd.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 20: 2 (1912).

Family: ORCHIDACEAE
Distribution: Endemic to South India, found exclusively on the Agastamalaya hills.
Current Pic taken at TBGRI, Trivandrum where this plant is under ex-situ conservation.


Lovely shots! I think this is a Critically Endangered species…


 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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