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NO. 68  Paphiopedilum haynaldianum var. laurae
           by Andres S. Golarmco 150327

The new variety of Paphiopedilum haynaldianum was discovered in Cebu Island, Philippine and described in Waling-Waling Review 2002 as Paphiopedilum haynaldianum var.laurae. In tuth, this new variety was discovered by local village people in1998 and sent to the auther in order to identify. Some of those specimen were flowered and the color pattern, hue and form of these flowers were different from common type,Paphiopedilum haynaldianum Rchb.f.The type of Paphiopedilum haynaldianum was discovered in Luzon Island. Comparing with The flowers of this new variety common typen in Indonesia and Malaysia, this new variety have a shorter inflorescence 25~35cm long and the petals are downswept almost paralel along the sides of the pouch. The spotting near the base of the dosal sepal are either reduced or absent. The pouch and the base color of the dosal sepal and petals are yellow bronze to orange-tan in color.

 This information was introduce and gifted by Dr. Jim Cootes who is a botanist in Australia. Thank you very much , Jim.

The front page of Waling-Waling Review 2002 that  Paphiopedilum haynaldianum var.laurae was described in.  
The color of flower is very different from the common type of Paph. haynaldianum.
The molphology of each part of Paph. haynaldianum var. laurae

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