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Guido J. Braem and Eliseo Tesón describe two new natural Phragmipedium hybrids. They named them Phrag. ×daguense and Phrag. ×narinense and published the descriptions in Schlechteriana.

Phrag. ×daguense Braem & Tesón
Phrag. ×narinense Tesón & Braem


01-Jul-2017 & 05-Jul-2017
A new Paphiopedilum species from Sulawesi is described by William Cavestro in The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia Nomenclature Note: Paphiopedilum anitanum.

Paph. anitanum Cavestro


Paphiopedilum zulhermanianum is described by William Cavestro in The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia Nomenclature Note.

Paph. zulhermanianum Cavestro


William Cavestro describes Paphiopedilum dodyanum in The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia Nomenclature Note.

Paph. dodyanum Cavestro


A new species from China is described as Paphiopedilum notatisepalum by Meina Wang, Si-Ren Lan and Zhong-Jian Liu in Phytotaxa.

Paph. notatisepalum Z.J. Liu, M. Wang & S.R. Lan


A new Paphiopedilum species belonging to the section Barbata is descriped in The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia Nomenclature Note by William Cavestro and Nicolas Bougourd. They named it Paphiopedilum agusii.

Paph. agusii Cavestro & Bougourd


Two new species of Paphiopedilum belonging to the section Barbata from Sumatra, Indonesia are descriped in the Edinburgh Journal of Botany by Destario Metusala. Their names, Paphiopedilum bungebelangi and Paphiopedilum lunatum.

Paph. bungebelangi Metusala
Paph. lunatum Metusala


In the Australian Orchid Review Guido J. Braem, Eliseo Tesón and Jean-Pierre Faust describe a new species of Phragmipedium in the article: Phragmipedium anchicayense - A New Slipper Orchid from Colombia.

Phrag. anchicayense Braem, Tesón & Faust


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Welcome (back).

24-Sep-2017. The latest update of this web site is not a huge one. Besides some behind-the-screens programming the latest published hybrid registrations are added to the web site. Hybrid listings are now complete up to and including June 2017, except for the Paphiopedilum listing which is still a work in progress. Furthermore a link has been added to the Links page.

27-Sep-2017. A data update. Data of various Paphiopedilum hybrids was added.

Information about earlier updates can as always be found at the Update History page, which can also be accessed using the link at the bottom left of every page.

Thank you for visiting.

Rob Zuiderwijk

Recent monographs of slipper orchid genera.

Slipper Orchids of the Tropical Americas.
Phillip Cribb & Christopher Purver
Published 2017 by Natural History Publication and Orchid Digest in association with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. (English)
The Genus Paphiopedilum. 2nd Edition.
Guido J. Braem, Guy Chiron & Sandra L. Öhlund
Published 2016 by Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh. (English)
Lateinamerikanische Frauenschuhe.
Olaf Gruß
Published 2014 by Orchideenzauber-Verlag. (German)