Paphiopedilum sangii Braem
- Described: Braem in Die Orchidee, 38(4): 169-172 (1987)
- Etymology: Named for Helmut Sang of Essen, Germany, who first collected this species.
- Varieties & Forms: none
- Synonyms: none
- Chromosome Count -
- Leaves: 4-5, up to 28 cm long, 5-6 cm wide, above mottled grey-green and dark green, below keeled
- Inflorescence: 1-flowered, up to 30 cm long, dark brown, white-pubescent
- Bloom: 4-6 cm wide, 7-9 cm tall, quite variable
- Distribution - (in question)
- Elevation: ?
- Peak Flowering in the Wild: ?
- Habitat: Specific habitat data has yet to be reported. Without this, ecological and climactic data cannot be accurately inferred.
- The type specimen had a trilobed dorsal sepal which was included in the original description. This characteristic is not genetically stable and, therefore, not useful for diagnostic purposes.
- Braem, Guido J., and Guy Chiron. Paphiopedilum. Saint-Genis Laval, France: Tropicalia, 2003.
- Cribb, Phillip J. The Genus Paphiopedilum. Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Natural History Publications in association with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1998.
- Gruss, O. "Albino Forms of the Slipper Orchids." Orchid Digest 69, no. 4 (Oct/Dec 2005): 204-29.
- Karasawa, K., M. Aoyama, and T. Kamimura. "Karyomorphological Studies on Five Rare Species of Paphiopedilum, Orchidaceae." Annals of the Tsukuba Botanical Garden 16 (1997): 29-39.
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