Calypso bulbosa (L.) Rchb. f.
FamilyOrchidaceae — APG family: Orchidaceae
SynonymsCythera bulbosa (L.) House, Cymbidium boreale Sw., Calypso bulbosa subsp. occidentalis (Holz.) Calder & Taylor, Calypso occidentalis (Holz.) Heller., Calypso bulbosa f. occidentalis Holz., Cypripedium bulbosum L., Calypso borealis (Sw.) Salisb.
DescriptionStem from a fleshy, oblong or globose corm, with 1 basal, soon-wilting leaf, and 2-3 brown sheaths; flower solitary, large, with mostly pink, acute, perianth leaves and broad, pale, purple-spotted lip. Several color forms occur.
EcologyShady, moist woods. Described from Lapland, Russia, Siberia.
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.