Cypripedium calceolus

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Related to Cypripedium calceolus: Cypripedium pubescens, Lady's slipper orchid
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Noun1.Cypripedium calceolus - maroon to purple-brown orchid with yellow lipCypripedium calceolus - maroon to purple-brown orchid with yellow lip; Europe, North America and Japan
ladies' slipper, lady's slipper, lady-slipper, slipper orchid - any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; difficult or impossible to cultivate in the garden
Cypripedium calceolus pubescens, large yellow lady's slipper - plant of eastern and central North America having slightly fragrant purple-marked greenish-yellow flowers
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While small bees belonging to three genera may pollinate Cypripedium calceolus (Table 1) there are sites in Europe where this orchid is pollinated exclusively by bees in a single genus (Kull, 2008).
The orchids are closely related to one of the UK's rarest flowers - another variety of The Lady's Slipper with the botanical name Cypripedium calceolus.
Floral fragrance disparity between three taxa of lady's slipper Cypripedium calceolus L.