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Spotted lady's slipper
Cypripedium guttatum Sw., Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 21 251 (1800) (32829941487).jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Genus:
Cypripedium
Species:
guttatum
Synonyms
  • Cypripedium orientale Spreng. (1826)
  • Cypripedium variegatum Georgi (1775)
  • Cypripedium guttatum var. redowskii Rchb.f. in H.G.L.Reichenbach 1851
  • Cypripedium guttatum f. latifolium Rouy ex E.G.Camus in E.G.Camus, P.Bergon & A.A.Camus 1908
  • Cypripedium guttatum var. koreanum Nakai (1952)
  • Cypripedium guttatum f. redowskii (Rchb.f.) Soó 1969
  • Cypripedium guttatum f. albiflorum Aver. (1999)
  • Cypripedium guttatum f. punicum Y.N.Lee 2005
  • Cypripedium bouffordianum Yong H.Zhang & H.Sun 2006
  • Cypripedium guttatum f. bouffordianum (Yong H.Zhang & H.Sun) J.M.H.Shaw 2012

Cypripedium guttatum, the spotted lady's slipper or Alaskan lady's slipper, is a species of orchid found on three continents. It is native to Belarus, Russia (European Russia, Siberia and Russian Far East) as well as China (Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Tibet, and Yunnan), Korea, Mongolia, Bhutan, Alaska (including the Aleutians) and northern Canada (Yukon and Northwest Territories).

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