ORCHIDACEAE: THE LADY SLIPPER ORCHIDS – Paphiopedilum rothschildianum (Rchb.f.) Stein from WOC, Singapore: Paphiopedilum rothschildianum (Rchb.f.) Stein, Orchid.-Buch: 482 (1892).

Cypripedium rothschildianum Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., III, 3: 457 (1888).
Cordula rothschildiana (Rchb.f.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 20: 2 (1912).
Cypripedium elliottianum O’Brien, Gard. Chron. 1888(2): 501 (1888).
Cypripedium neoguineense Linden, Gard. Chron. 1888(1): 505 (1888), nom. nud.
Paphiopedilum elliottianum (O’Brien) Stein, Orchid.-Buch: 466 (1892).
Paphiopedilum rothschildianum var. elliottianum (O’Brien) Pfitzer in
H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 50(12): 59 (1903).

Family: Orchidaceae
Distribution: Endemic to Borneo
Pic taken at WOC, Singapore.

reminds me of tin soldiers we played with … often with war damaged arms and legs..!!!!!


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