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Cypripedium

genus of plants
APG IV Classification: DomainEukaryota • (unranked)Archaeplastida • RegnumPlantae • Cladusangiosperms • Cladusmonocots • OrdoAsparagales • FamiliaOrchidaceae • SubfamiliaCypripedioideae • Genus: Cypripedium L. (1753)

Genus Cypripedium L. (1753)Edit

55 SpeciesEdit

Type species Cypripedium calceolus L. (1753)

Further species

7 NothospeciesEdit

CultivarsEdit



ReferencesEdit

  Description of taxon

  • Linnaeus, C. von (1753) Species Plantarum 2: 951.

  Selected Bibliography

  • Cribb, P. (1997) The Genus Cypripedium Portland, Oregon: Timber Press ("Botanical Magazine Monographs"); Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. ISBN 0-88192-403-2
  • Eccarius, W.: (2009) Die Orchideengattung Cypripedium Bürgel, Germany: EchinoMedia Verlag Dr. Kerstin Ramm. ISBN 978-3-937107-19-6
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) (1999) Genera Orchidacearum Volume 1: General Introduction, Apostasioideae, Cypripedioideae; page 114 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0 19 850513 2


  Selected Weblinks

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