Paphiopedilum


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Noun1.Paphiopedilum - horticulturally important genus of mainly terrestrial orchids including many hybridsPaphiopedilum - 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
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
Venus' slipper, Venus's shoe, Venus's slipper - any of various orchids of the genus Paphiopedilum having slender flower stalks bearing 1 to several waxy flowers with pouchlike lips
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(6) The Blaschkas' extraordinary skill of making these glass flowers was not about representing the specimens in their utmost perfection: they played not only with scale, but also depicted a shrivelled daylily, rotting apples, a bee pollinating a Paphiopedilum insigne flower, and fungal strawberry leaves.
Finally, British hatmaker Philip Treacy created a Philippine orchid hat (the Paphiopedilum philippinense) out of printed and glazed silk crepe.
Parental genome detection and differentiation during meiotic chromosome pairing in Paphiopedilum [F.sub.1] hybrids was carried out by GISH.
Artificial induction of polyploidy in Paphiopedilum. Lindleyana 3(4): 177-183.
my favourite WHILE I was at the Hampton Court Flower Show recently, I was lucky enough to come face to face with a rare and incredibly exciting tropical lady's slipper orchid - Paphiopedilum St Swithin.
my favourite Lady's slipper is a rare find and a touch Flash WHILE I was at the Hampton Court Flower Show recently, I was lucky enough to come face to face with a rare and incredibly exciting tropical lady's slipper orchid - Paphiopedilum St Swithin.
These include Ascocentrum, Phalaenopsis, Cymbidiums, Paphiopedilum, Bulbophyllums and Dendrobiums.