Tropical slipper orchids

Paphiopedilum and Phragmipedium species and hybrids
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Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Slipper orchids, Orchid cu
Other titlesPaphiopedilum and Phragmipedium species and hybrids
StatementHarold Koopowitz ; special photography by James Comstock ; watercolors by Carol Woodin.
ContributionsComstock, James., Woodin, Carol.
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LC ClassificationsSB409.8.P36 K66 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL17854215M
ISBN 139780881928648
LC Control Number2007010379

The tropical slipper orchids in cultivation come from two major genera, Paphiopedilum from Southeast Asia and Phragmipedium from Central and South America, and one minor genus, Mexipedium from Mexico. Tens of thousands of hybrids have been made using paphiopedilums and phragmipediums, and each year hundreds more are introduced/5(11).

Tropical Slipper Orchids book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Distinguished by a prominent pouchlike sac which resembles a ball /5(9). The tropical slipper orchids in cultivation come from two major genera, Paphiopedilum from Southeast Asia and Phragmipedium from Central and South America, and one minor genus, Mexipedium from Mexico.

Tens of thousands of hybrids have been made using paphiopedilums and phragmipediums, and each year hundreds more are s: 1. In either case, they are captivating to amateur and professional orchids growers alike and indeed may be the most poplar group of orchids in cultivation. The tropical slipper orchids in cultivation come from two major genera, Paphiopedilum from Southeast Asia and Phragmipedium from Central and South America, and one minor genus, Mexipedium from.

Tropical Lady's Slipper Orchids - Easy and Rewarding By Steven A. Frowine, Decem Editor's Note: This is the sixth of a 10 part series of articles about orchids. The tropical Asiatic slipper orchids: Genus Paphiopedilum [Bennett, Keith S] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The tropical Asiatic slipper orchids: Genus PaphiopedilumAuthor: Keith S Bennett. Slipper Orchids of the Tropical Americas by Phillip Cribb and Christopher Purver. Published by Natural History Publications (Kota Kinabalu, Borneo) and The Orchid Digest (Laguna Niguel, USA) in association with Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew, UK) This is the first monograph in English to cover the tropical American slipper orchids.

This present book covers the tropical American species of three genera of slipper orchids, Selenipedium, Mexipedium and Phragmipedium, until fairly recently the poor relations amongst the slipper orchid scene that has been dominated by the tropical Asian species of the genus Paphiopedilum.

Tropical Slipper Orchids Harold Koopowitz The cultivated tropical slipper orchids include Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium and Mexipedium. Separate chapters address the five most important species for breeding exciting hybrids and the best and most desirable hybrids.

The tropical slipper orchids in cultivation come from Tropical slipper orchids book major genera, Paphiopedilum from Southeast Asia and Phragmipedium from Central and South America, and one minor genus, Mexipedium from Mexico.

Tens of thousands of hybrids have been made using paphiopedilums and phragmipediums, and each year hundreds more are : Harold Koopowitz. Get this from a library. Tropical slipper orchids: Paphiopedilum and Phragmipedium species and hybrids.

[Harold Koopowitz; James Comstock; Carol Woodin] -- "Distinguished by a prominent pouchlike sac which resembles a ballroom slipper and is often decorated with warts, hairs, or stripes, the flowers of slipper orchids may be ugly or pretty, depending on.

Tropical Slipper Orchids by Harold Koopowitz,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). Book(Tropical Slipper Orchids. The book gives a good overal insight to how the different species of orchids in the Huanglong area thrive in different conditions,even down to the same species having slightly different shape,colour or size at different for what is considered a small area,the different species that can be found.

Cypripedioideae is a subfamily of orchids commonly known as lady's slipper orchids, lady slipper orchids or slipper edioideae includes the genera Cypripedium, Mexipedium, Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium and Selenipedium. They are characterised by the slipper-shaped pouches (modified labella) of the flowers – the pouch traps insects so they are forced to climb up past the staminode Family: Orchidaceae.

Slipper orchids are amongst the most popular of all cultivated orchids. They are widely grown and have been hybridised for almost a century and a half. Slipper Orchids of the Tropical Americas covers the tropical American species of three genera of slipper orchids.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - Price Range: $ - $ The Essential Guide to Growing Orchids in the Tropics. 4, likes talking about this. The Essential Guide to Growing Orchids in the Tropics is the first book on orchid cultivation to be Followers: K. How to grow Slipper Orchids in summary – use the smallest pots which the roots will fit in and position in bright light but no sun.

LIGHT – With the aid of minerals taken up by the roots, light absorbed from the sun, and carbon dioxide from the air, green leaves produce energy to grow and flower. Slipper Orchids Australia. 4, likes talking about this. A place for people who grow, collect and appreciate orchids in the genera: Cypripedium - Paphiopedilum - Phragmipedium - Selenipedium Followers: K.

Sometimes sold as Cypripedium, these terrestrial orchids are native to tropical regions of Asia. Although usually grown in a greenhouse, they grow well as houseplants and will bloom annually with proper care. The group also includes large- flowered hybrids grown com- mercially for cut flowers.

The. The tropical slipper orchids in cultivation come from two major genera, Paphiopedilum from Southeast Asia and Phragmipedium from Central and South America, and one minor genus, Mexipedium from Mexico.

Tens of thousands of hybrids have been made using paphiopedilums and phragmipediums, and each year hundreds more are introduced. /5(10). Lady-Slippers (Cypripedium) are a stunning group of hardy orchids, and one of the easiest of the hardy orchids to grow.

In the shade garden they put on a yearly show that is unmatched - a celebration of spring that often stops one in one's tracks. Their blooms are ancient and seem to have the power to stir something deep inside us.

Phragmipedium. Rolfe Pronunciation: frag-mi-PEE-dee-um (click on the name to hear it spoken) Tribe: Cypripedieae Subtribe: Similar in many ways to the other slipper orchids, the paphiopedilums, selenipediums and cypripediums Phragmipedium is a very popular genus that was established by Robert Rolfe in when he revised all the slipper orchids.

Those species native to the tropical. Novice Paphiopedilum Culture Sheet paff-ee-oh-PED-ih-lum. Paphiopedilums are often called "slipper orchids" because of their unique pouch.

They are easily grown as houseplants and their care is very similar to African Violets. Description. Lady’s slipper orchids are usually terrestrial, though some are epiphytic or grow on rocks. Most species have rhizomes and fibrous most other orchids, the flowers characteristically feature two fertile anthers (male, pollen-producing structures) instead of just one.

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The slipper-shaped lip of the flower serves as a trap for pollinating insects, forcing insect. The remaining three (or five, or seven, depending on who you believe) species of tropical yellow-flowered New World lady’s slipper orchids (Cypripedium species) are some of the most showy-flowered and poorly-understood terrestrial orchids occurring in the hemisphere.

Their glamour and desirability among some orchid collectors stem partly from. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Their family name sounds as tropical as mango or papaya, yet Missouri harbors more than 30 species of orchids. Missouri’s orchids belong to a large flowering family, Orchidaceae, comprised of approximat species worldwide. Their striking flower characteristics, growth style and habitat requirements make them a unique group of plants.

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The genus Paphiopedilum (the Asian tropical and subtropical slipper orchids) is discussed, the infrageneric divisions of the genus are explained and every one of the 98 species is treated in detail: basionym, synonym(s), discussion, entymology, detailed description, distribution and habitat, flowering date in situ and in cultivation.orchids, groups of orchids, orchid names, classifying orchids, six simple requirements for growing orchids.

Orchids; success indoors, outdoors, or in the greenhouse Sunset Books Kramer, Jack; This book teaches how to grow orchids in a greenhouse or garden with varieties to choose from. Orchids (American Gardening Series).This rare, tall-growing slipper orchid I studied in Ecuador, and it's included in the book Slipper Orchids of the Tropical Americas.

In spite of the plant’s height, towering overhead, its flowers are very delicate. Trichoseros antennifer.