Paphiopedilum sangii

Paphiopedilum sangii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Cypripedioideae
Tribe: Cypripedioideae
SubTribe: Paphiopedilinae
Genus: Paphiopedilum
Species: Paph. sangii
Binomial name
Paphiopedilum sangii
Braem 1987

Paphiopedilum sangii is a species of Paphiopedilum found in Asia.


The plant blooms from summer to fall with a single flower.


The plant is found growing in montane forest or open grassland of Sulawesi, Indonesia at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters. The area is subjected to heavy rainfall from fall to spring and infrequent rainfall in the summer.


Keep the plant in moderately bright light to partial shade. Plant should be grown in a intermediate to warm area. Pot in medium fir bark and perlite. Paphiopedilum sangii can tolerate salt buildup in its potting media. To induce blooming reduce watering in the winter.


Common Names: Sang's Paphiopedilum named after Helmut SANG from Essen, Germany