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02-Apr-2018
A new variety of a natural hybrid from Vietnam is described by Olaf Gruß, Leonid V. Averyanov, Chu Xuan Canh and Nguyen Hoang Tuan.

Paph. ×aspersum var. trantuananhii Gruß, Averyanov, C.X. Canh & N.H. Tuan

Source: www.orchidee.de

22-Feb-2018
A new section of the genus Paphiopedilum is proposed to accomodate the species Paph. rungsuriyanum. This new section Pumila is descriped by Leonid V. Averyanov, Olaf Gruß and Harold Koopowitz in an E-Paper publication of Die Orchidee.

Source: www.orchidee.de

22-Dec-2017
Dariusz L. Szlachetko, Marta Kolanowska and Marcin Górniak describe a new natural hybrid from Guatemala in PeerJ. It is the first natural hybrid in the section Irapeana of the genus Cypripedium.

Cyp. ×fred-mulleri Szlachetko, Kolanowska & Górniak

Source: www.peerj.com

18-Oct-2017
A new taxon of Paphiopedilum from Sumatra, Indonesia, is described twice. Destario Metusala describes it at the varietal level giving it the name Paph. barbatum var. acehense in Jurnal Pro-Life. William Cavestro and Olaf Gruß describe it as a new species in OrchideenJournal; Paph. rohmannii.

Paph. barbatum var. acehense Metusala
Paph. rohmanii Cavestro & Gruß

Sources: ejournal.uki.ac.id/index.php/prolife and www.orchideenjournal.de

06-Oct-2017
A new species of Paphiopedilum from Myanmar has been described by Harold Koopowitz, Prapanth Iamwiriyakul and Srisuda Laohapatcharin in Phytotaxa. They call it Paph. myanmaricum.

Paph. myanmaricum Koopowitz, Iamwiriyakul & Laohapatcharin

Source: www.mapress.com/j/pt/

28-Sep-2017
A new species of Phragmipedium from Colombia is described by Marta Kolanowska and Dariusz L. Szlachetko. They name it Phrag. ramiroi and publish its description in Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia Volume 1.
Further information is unknown to me at this time.
08-Aug-2017
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

Source: www.schlechter-institut.de

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

Source: www.orchidspecies.com

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Species' influence charts.

With the revision of this website that was uploaded on 08-Feb-2018 came a new feature. On the Ancestry tab of the data page of every hybrid, a pie chart has been added that shows the percentage of influence of the species involved in the creation of the hybrid.

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)