Cypripedium calceolus subsp. parviflorum (Salisb.) Hult.
FamilyOrchidaceae — APG family: Orchidaceae
SynonymsCypripedium parviflorum Salisb., Cypripedium montanum
DescriptionStems glandular-pubescent from stout rootstock; cauline leaves 3-5, ciliate on veins and margin; flowers 1-3, in axis of foliaceous bracts, fragrant; sepals usually purplish, the upper ovate to ovate-lanceolate, the lower united; petals 3.5-4 cm long, twisted spirally; lip 2-4 cm long, yellow, purple-veined.
EcologyWoods, swamps. C. calceolus described from Europe, Asia, and America, subsp. parviflorum from Virginia.
Circumpolar map indicates range of entire species com- plex.
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.