genus Paphiopedilum


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Related to genus Paphiopedilum: genus Cypripedium
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Noun1.genus Paphiopedilum - horticulturally important genus of mainly terrestrial orchids including many hybridsgenus Paphiopedilum - 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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The genus Paphiopedilum. Natural History Publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.