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Showy lady's Slipper
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Conservation status

Apparently Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
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Cypripedium
Species:
C. reginae
Binomial name
Cypripedium reginae
Walter (1788)
Synonyms
  • Cypripedium album Aiton (1789)
  • Cypripedium spectabile Salisb. (1791)
  • Cypripedium canadense Michx. (1803)
  • Calceolus reginae (Walter) Nieuwl. (1913)

Cypripedium reginae, also known as he Showy Lady's-slipper, the Pink-and-white Lady's-slipper, or the Queen's Lady's-slipper, is a rare temperate lady's-slipper orchid native to northern North America. It grows white flowers, with pink labella.

  • NatureServe (2006), "Cypripedium reginae", NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life, Version 6.1., Arlington, Virginia
  • Gray's Manual of Botany of the Northern United States, American Book Company, 1889

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