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Paphiopedilum praestans (Reichenbach fil.) Pfitzer
in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie, 19: 41 (1894).
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Cypripedium praestans Reichenbach fil. in The Gardeners' Chronicle, 2nd series, 26: 776 (1886).
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Cypripedium gardineri Guillemard in The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea, 1st edition, 2: 309 (1886), & 2nd edition, 406 & fig. (1889).
Cypripedium praestans var. kimballianum Linden fil. & Rodigas in Lindenia, 6: t. 249 (1890).
Paphiopedilum gardineri (Guillemard) Pfitzer in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie, 19: 41 (1894).
Paphiopedilum praestans var. kimballianum (Linden fil. & Rodigas) Pfitzer in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich, IV. 50. Orchidaceae-Pleonandrae (Heft 12): 61 (1903).
Cordula praestans (Reichenbach fil.) Rolfe in The Orchid Review, 20(1): 2 (1912).
Paphiopedilum glanduliferum var. gardineri (Guillemard) Braem in Paphiopedilum: 69 (1988).
Paphiopedilum glanduliferum var. praestans (Reichenbach fil.) Braem in Paphiopedilum: 69 (1988).
Paphiopedilum bodegomensis hort. , nomen nudum.
Paphiopedilum bodegomii hort. , nomen nudum.
Paphiopedilum glanduliferum auctores non Blume
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Paphiopedilum praestans var. bicornutum O. Gruß

Other names that can be found:
var. illustre
var. spectabile
var. splendens
var. superbum
var. warocqueanum

According to Olaf Gruß (2020) there is also an albino-form which has not been described so far.
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