The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Paphiopedilum purpuratum (Lindl.) Stein is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Paphiopedilum (family Orchidaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 147232) with original publication details: Orchid.-Buch 481 1892.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cordula purpurata (Lindl.) Rolfe Synonym H WCSP
Cypripedium purpuratum Lindl. Synonym H WCSP
Cypripedium sinicum Hance ex Rchb.f. Synonym H WCSP
Menephora bicolor Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Paphiopedilum aestivum Z.J.Liu & J.Yong Zhang Synonym H WCSP
Paphiopedilum purpuratum (Lindl.) Pfitzer Synonym M TRO
Paphiopedilum purpuratum var. hainanense F.Y.Liu & Perner Synonym L WCSP
Paphiopedilum sinicum (Hance ex Rchb.f.) Stein Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-147232, and has not been changed.