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Paphiopedilum rothschildianum (Reichenbach fil.) Stein
in Stein's Orchideenbuch: 482 (1892).
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Cypripedium rothschildianum Reichenbach fil. in The Gardeners' Chronicle, 3rd series, 3: 457 (1888).
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Cypripedium neo-guineense Linden in The Gardeners' Chronicle, 3rd series, 3: 505 (1888).
Cordula rothschildiana (Reichenbach fil.) Rolfe in The Orchid Review, 20(1): 2 (1912).
Cypripedium nicholsonianum hort. , a specimen from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, conserved in the Kew Herbarium, nomen nudum.
Paphiopedilum rothschildianum var. albinum hort.
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Other names that can be found:
var. platytaenium - A clone with particularly wide petals.
var. roseum - Flowers with a pink background colour.
var. superbum - Supposedly particularly large.
var. trentonense - Especially large with intensely coloured petals, especially the intensive coloured veins.
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