Definition of Paphiopedilum

1. Noun. Horticulturally important genus of mainly terrestrial orchids including many hybrids; southeastern Asia and Indonesia to Philippines and Solomon Islands; Paphiopedilum species sometimes included in genus Cypripedium.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paphiopedilum

Papaver nudicaule
Papaver orientale
Papaver rhoeas
Papaver somniferum
Papaveraceae
Papaverales
Papaw
Pape
Papeete
Paper Scissors Stone
Papertsian
Papes
Papez circuit
Paphians
Paphiopedilum
Paphlagonia
Papiamento
Papiamentu
Papilionaceae
Papilionoideae
Papillon-Leage and Psaume syndrome
Papio ursinus
Papovaviridae
Pappenheim
Pappenheim's stain
Pappenheimer
Pappenheimer bodies

Literary usage of Paphiopedilum

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1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1900)
"... paphiopedilum x Odontoglossum, and paphiopedilum x Dendrobium all produced fully developed capsules, which opened naturally in due time, ..."

2. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1915)
"Five species, all of which are cultivated for the beauty of their flowers, are natives of the Philippines. 1. paphiopedilum ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"... separated by some botanists as a distinct genus, paphiopedilum, which is now sometimes found in horticultural writings. For culture, see Cypripedium. ..."

4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"... are credited to Luzon with doubt, and Apostasia wallichii R. Br., as perhaps growing in Luzon; paphiopedilum rothschildianum (Reichb. f. ..."

5. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1907)
"... are credited to Luzon with doubt, and Apostasia wallichii R. Br., as perhaps growing in Luzon; paphiopedilum rothschildianum (Reichb. f. ..."

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