Cypripedium guttatum subsp. yatabeianum (Makino) Hult.
FamilyOrchidaceae — APG family: Orchidaceae
SynonymsCypripedium yatabeanum Makino.
DescriptionSimilar to subsp. guttatum, but differs in having flowers blotched with yellowish- green; lateral petals terminate with a more or less rounded disk, slightly broader leaves, and larger lip, usually longer than dorsal sepal.
EcologyMeadows, woods.
Thought to form hybrid swarms with subsp. guttatum on the southwestern coast. Broken line on maps indicates range of forms more or less intermediate between subsp. Yatabeanum and subsp. guttatum.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.