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H Cypripedium calceolus L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 53948) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 951 1753.

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
Calceolus alternifolius St.-Lag. Synonym H WCSP
Calceolus marianus Crantz Synonym H WCSP
Cypripedilon marianus (Crantz) Rouy Synonym H WCSP
Cypripedium alternifolium St.-Lag. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cypripedium atsmori C.Morren Synonym H WCSP
Cypripedium boreale Salisb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cypripedium calceolus f. biflorum Rouy Synonym L WCSP
Cypripedium calceolus var. citrina B.Hergt Synonym L WCSP
Cypripedium calceolus f. triflorum Rouy Synonym L WCSP
Cypripedium calceolus var. viridiflora M.Schulze Synonym L WCSP
Cypripedium cruciatum Dulac [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cypripedium ferrugineum Gray [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cypripedium guttatum subsp. microsaccos (Kraenzl.) Soó Synonym L WCSP
Cypripedium microsaccos Kraenzl. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-53948, and has not been changed.