Paphiopedilum javanicum

May 6, 2010 § Leave a comment

Paphiopedilum javanicum

Paphiopedilum javanicum

The Java Paphiopedilum is a small sized terrestrial orchid which likes hot growing conditions.It is found in Java and Borneo in hill and montane forests at elevations of 750 to 1,900 meters. The orchid bears only one flower (rarely two) on an inflorescence of about 30 cm long. The flower is 7.5 cm to 10 cm across.

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