Paphiopedilum adductum var. anitum Golamco
- Described: Golamco in WalingWaling Review, 6(2): 9-14 (1998)
- Etymology: Unknown; the description mentions a figure in Philippine mythology as the source for the name, but I can't find any info on what it could be.
- Varieties & Forms: none
- Synonyms: none
- Chromosome Count - unknown
- Leaves: 7-10, up to 75 cm long, 5-10 cm wide, above dark green faintly mottled with blue-green
- Inflorescence: 3-7 flowered, 60-150 cm long
- Bloom: significantly darker than the typical variety, larger at 5-12 cm wide, 20-30 cm tall
- Plant: long, fleshy roots
- Distribution -
- Elevation: 220-1000 m
- Peak Flowering in the Wild: April-September
- Ecology: forest floor of exposed bedrock covered with a deep layer of plant debris
- Mean Temperature Range: 22-25°C
- Light: deep shade
- Medium: leaf and plant debris
- Water (D-drier, M-moderate, W-wetter) -
- The question of whether or not this taxon should be raised to specific rank is still open.
- Braem, Guido J., and Guy Chiron. Paphiopedilum. Saint-Genis Laval, France: Tropicalia, 2003.
Primary Hybrids - none registered
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