Cypripedium reginae

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Showy lady's Slipper
Conservation status

Apparently Secure (NatureServe)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Genus: Cypripedium
Species: C. reginae
Binomial name
Cypripedium reginae
Walter (1788)
Synonyms
  • Cypripedium album Aiton (1789)
  • Cypripedium spectabile Salisb. (1791)
  • Cypripedium canadense Michx. (1803)
  • Calceolus reginae (Walter) Nieuwl. (1913)

The Showy Lady's-slipper (Cypripedium reginae), also known as the Pink-and-white Lady's-slipper or the Queen's Lady's-slipper, is a rare temperate lady's-slipper orchid native to northern North America. It grows white flowers, with pink labella.

References[change | edit source]

  1. NatureServe (2006), "Cypripedium reginae", NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life, Version 6.1., Arlington, Virginia, http://www.natureserve.org/explorer/servlet/NatureServe?searchName=Cypripedium+reginae+, retrieved 2007-06-13
  • NatureServe (2006), "Cypripedium reginae", NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life, Version 6.1., Arlington, Virginia
  • Gray's Manual of Botany of the Northern United States, American Book Company, 1889

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