Plant Diversity ›› 2002, Vol. 24 ›› Issue (02): 1-3.

• Articles •    

A Taxonomical Note of Paphiopedilum malipoense and Its Allies

LIU Zhong-Jian CHEN Sing-Chi ZHANG Jian-Yong LEI Si-Peng   

  1. Wutongshan Nurseries, Shenzhen City
  • Online:2002-04-25 Published:2002-04-25

Abstract: A comparative study between Paphiopedilum malipoense S.C.Chen et Z.H.Tsi and its allies was dealed with in the present paper. All four taxa are treated as varieties of the same species: P. malipoense var. malipoense, P.malipoense var. jackii, P.malipoense var.hiepii and P.malipoense var. angustatum. Their diagnostic characters are tabulated, and a line drawing is provided.

Key words: Paphiopedilum malipoense