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Paphiopedilum fairrieanum (Lindley) Stein
in Stein's Orchideenbuch: 467 (1892).
Basionym :
Cypripedium fairrieanum Lindley in The Gardeners' Chronicle, 1st series, 17: 740 (1857). (As Cypripedium fairieanum [sic.].)
Synonyms :
Cordula fairrieana (Lindley) Rolfe in The Orchid Review, 20(1): 2 (1912).
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Paphiopedilum fairrieanum f. bohlmannianum (Matho) Braem

Other names that can be found:
var. giganteum - With large flowers with a 4.5 × 4.5 cm dorsal sepal and a 3.5 cm long lip.
f. longisepalum - With a long narrow dorsal sepal lacking reticulate purple veins.
var. nigrescens - With small flowers heavily suffused with deep purple.
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