Phragmipedium


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Phragmipedium

 

a genus of terrestrial perennial herbaceous plants of the family Orchidaceae. The flowers, which resemble those of the lady’s slipper in shape, are gathered into inflorescences. There are about 11 species, distributed in tropical America. The plants are grown in hothouses as ornamentals.

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The recent discovery of a new Phragmipedium species in Peru provides an example.
Scully says Moore called "seeking information on people who might be interested in buying his collected Phragmipedium kovachii for $5,000 a growth.
They would publish their description in Selbyana, and then ship the Phragmipedium kovachii back to Peru.
The South and Central American genus Phragmipedium has fewer species than Paphiopedilum.
The extremes of variation in Paphiopedilum and Phragmipedium could be seen as a fusion or fission, but the distribution of the species and knowledge of population sizes in the former at least strongly supports Karasawa's view that fission increase has occurred.
Describio, solo o como coautor, muchas especies nuevas de orquideas, entre ellas: Phragmipedium xerophyticum, Barkeria fritz-halbingerii, Rossioglossum hagsaterianum, Sobralia macdougalii, Stanhopea dodsoniana, S.