Paphiopedilum thaianum

$40.00

epacket estimated delivery date: August 5th - August 15th

5 in stock

Description

Paphiopedilum Thaianum

Product Details:

Pot Size: 2 inches

Flower Size: 1.32 to 1.75 inches (3.3 to 4.2 cm)

Description about Paphiopedilum Thaianum:

Hailing from the lush landscapes of Thailand, the Paphiopedilum Thaianum is a botanical marvel waiting to adorn your collection. This miniature-sized orchid thrives in warm conditions and is particularly fond of lithophytic habitats. In its native environment, you’ll find it nestled in the dappled shade of primary forests, clinging to steep cliffs and slopes of highly eroded limestone at elevations ranging from 350 to 450 meters.

Paphiopedilum Thaianum boasts a distinctive appearance with its slender, elongated leaves. These leaves are narrowly elliptic to oblong, with rounded tips that feature minute tridenticulate indentations. Above, they exhibit a mesmerizing mottling of very dark and pale green, while beneath, they are adorned with heavy purple mottling. The base of these leaves is ciliate, adding an extra layer of charm to this remarkable orchid.

When the spring season arrives, the Paphiopedilum Thaianum graces us with its elegant presence. Its single, solitary flower emerges on an erect stem, which is notably short but densely covered in white pubescence. This flower stem measures between 2.4 to 6.8 inches (6 to 17 cm) in length. The flower itself is a sight to behold, with conduplicate, broadly ovate, and obtuse pale green petals that are adorned with delicate purple spots, truly exemplifying nature’s artistry.

Paphiopedilum Thaianum is a testament to the intricate beauty found in orchid diversity. Its exquisite appearance, combined with its unique ecological niche, makes it a captivating addition to any orchid enthusiast’s collection. Discover the allure of this orchid and bring a touch of Thailand’s natural splendor into your home.

Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 22 × 35 × 14 cm