Cypripedium arietinum

Cypripedium arietinum

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Cypripedioideae
Genus: Cypripedium
Subgenus: Cypripedium subg. Cypripedium
Sectio: Cypripedium sect. Arietinum
Species: Cypripedium arietinum

Name

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Cypripedium arietinum R.Br. in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 5: 222. (1813)

Synonymy

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  • Homotypic
    • Criosanthes arietina (R.Br.) House, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 32: 374 (1905)
  • Heterotypic
    • Criosanthes borealis Raf., Amer. Monthly Mag. & Crit. Rev. 2: 268 (1818)
    • Arietinum americanum L.C.Beck, Bot. North. Middle States: 352 (1833)
    • Cypripedium arietinum f. albiflorum House, Bull. New York State Mus. Nat. Hist. 243-244: 48 (1923)
    • Cypripedium arietinum f. biflorum P.M.Br., N. Amer. Native Orchid J. 1: 198 (1995)

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Western Canada
      • Manitoba, Saskatchewan.
    • Eastern Canada
      • Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec.
    • North-Central U.S.A.
      • Minnesota, Wisconsin.
    • Northeastern U.S.A.
      • Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References

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Primary references

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  • Brown, R. 1813. Hortus Kewensis; or, a Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew. London (2nd ed.) 5: 222.

Additional references

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Vernacular names

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Deutsch: Widder-Frauenschuh
English: Ram's head lady's slipper
français: Cypripède tête-de-bélier
русский: Башмачок раноголовый

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