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The newly discovered Phragmipedium

NO.10 Phrag. manzurii


                     by W.E. Higgins & P. Viveros  


A new Phragmipedium, Phragmipedium manzurii was discovered in Antioquia, Colombia and described by Wesley E. Higgins and Paula Viveros in LANKESTERIANA 8(3): 89-92. 2008. This article was descrived in Richardiana XIVept. 289-294 (2008)
Furthermore, Wesley E. Higgins PhD prepared the similar article in ORCHID(AOS) Mar. 174-175 2009.
 Phragmipedium manzurii is similar to Phrag. fischeri and Phrag. schlimii, but differs in the shape of the staminode and color of flowers. Leaves six, 29.5 to 36.6 cm long, 2.3 to 4 cm wide. Inflorescence erect, 12 to 27 cm tall. Flowers 3 successive, resupinate, 6 x 5.2 cm. Sepals yellow-green, 2 cm long, 1.4 to 1.7 cm wide. Petals white, flushed with pale violet, 2.2 to 2.8 cm long, 1.1 to 2 cm wide. Labellum white flushed pale violet, yellow-green at base, with violet markings. 1.8 to 2.4 cm long, 1 to 1.7 cm wide. 。

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