Cypripedium acaule

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APG IV Classification: DomainEukaryota • (unranked)Archaeplastida • RegnumPlantae • Cladusangiosperms • Cladusmonocots • OrdoAsparagales • FamiliaOrchidaceae • SubfamiliaCypripedioideae • GenusCypripedium • SubgenusCypripedium subg. Cypripedium • SectioCypripedium sect. Acaulia • Species: Cypripedium acaule Aiton (1789)

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Cypripedium acaule f. albiflora E.L.Rand & Redfield (1894)[edit]

Accepted name by KEW: Cypripedium acaule

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Green open book 1.png Description of taxon

  • Aiton, W. (1789) Hortus Kewensis, or, A catalogue of the plants cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew. 3: 303.

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  • Cribb (1997) The Genus Cypripedium Portland, Oregon: Timber Press ("Botanical Magazine Monographs"); Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. ISBN 0-88192-403-2
  • 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
  • Eccarius: (2009) Die Orchideengattung Cypripedium Bürgel, Germany: EchinoMedia Verlag Dr. Kerstin Ramm. ISBN 978-3-937107-19-6

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