Monographs Details: Selenipedium palmifolium (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Bartika, along road in the jungle 12-15 miles from the town, August 28, 1935, D. Potter 5312; Bartica-Potaro road, in sandy wallaba forest, near 14th mile post, terrestrial, dorsal sepal and petals green tinged with mauve, lip brownish maroon, August 17, 1937, N. Y. Sandwith 1146; upper Mazaruni River, long, about 60° 10'W., plant 3 ft high, flowers yellow, September 22-October 6, 1922, J. S. De La Cruz 2053. BRITISH GUIANA (type of Cypripedium palmifolium) and F R E N C H GUIANA.


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Cypripedium palmifolium Lindl., Gen. & Sp. Orch. 527. 1840.

Distribution:Guyana South America| French Guiana South America|