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Cypripedium parviflorum

Cypripedium parviflorum Salisb.

 

Yellow Lady’s Slipper

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderAsparagalesA diverse group that includes asparagus
FamilyOrchidaceaeOrchid family
GenusCypripediumLatinization (albeit an incorrect one) of ancient Greek words meaning “Venus’ shoe”
SpeciesparviflorumLatin for “small flower”

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Cypripedium parviflorum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 21 Apr 2012.

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Cypripedium parviflorum (Yellow Lady’s Slipper)

4/15/1979 · VA · By Tim Chandler

Cypripedium parviflorum (Yellow Lady’s Slipper)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 7 × 9" (18 × 23 cm) ID is uncertain

Cypripedium parviflorum (Yellow Lady’s Slipper)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 18 × 19" (45 × 49 cm) ID is uncertain

Cypripedium parviflorum (Yellow Lady’s Slipper)

4/15/1979 · VA · By Tim Chandler

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