Paphiopedilum tonsum (Rchb. f.) Stein


Paph tonsum var. braemii

Paph tonsum

Found on the island of Sumatra in the country of Indonesia.  Paph tonsum is very each to grow and can be in almost constant flower on a large plant.  What was published as Paph braemii is now thought to be a variety of Paph tonsum, from the same general local on Sumatra.  Alba forms are reported to exist.

Plant is generally easy to grow in culture, seems to like open well draining mixes. 

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