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Paphiopedilum intaniae

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. intaniae
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum intaniae
Cavestro 2000

Paphiopedilum intaniae is a species of Paphiopedilum found in Asia.


Plant blooms from late spring to early summer with up to four flowers.


Plants are found growing on in moss and leaf litter between stones in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia at 700 to 1070 meters. The area is subjected to heavy rainfall in teh fall to spring and medium amounts of rain in the summer. The area is rarely dried


Plant should be grown in areas with moderate to bright light and intermediate to warm temperatures. Pot in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark and perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly about every four to five days. To induce blooming drop the temperature slightly for three weeks. Keep the buds in shade for a more saturated flower color. Plant does not tolerate salts in the medium.


Common Names: The Intani Paphiopedilum