Paphiopedilum wardii

Paphiopedilum wardii

ABOUT THE PAINTING
Watercolour on paper
41 x 34 cm (16″ x 13″)

© Işık Güner

PROJECT
蘭之魅 - LÁN ZHĪ MÈI - THE BEAUTY OF ORCHIDS - PLANT - Chinese name – 彩云兜兰 (cǎi yún dōu lán) Ecology – Plants terrestrial. Shaded and steep rocks or near roots of large trees at forest margins or in forests along streams (1-3 m from water); 1200-1700m.. Distribution – SW Yunnan and Myanmar. Info – Flowering in December to March, Paphiopedilum wardii is so popular with household consumers. To cater to market demand, long-term unrestrained logging finally caused P. wardii is threatened with extinction. According to the China Species Red List, P. wardii has been listed as critically endangered (CR) species. 兜兰属地生植物。产缅甸北部(模式标本产地)和我国云南西南部墨江与保山一带。海拔1200~ 1700m,生于林下多石之地。在兜兰属的国产种类中,彩云兜兰是一个珍稀种。花期12月至次年3月,花期长达1个月以上,因此颇受家庭消费者喜爱,市场需求潜力巨大。由于长期无节制的乱采滥挖,彩云兜兰已濒临灭绝,属于“野生动植物濒危物种国际贸易公约” (CITES)附录I的保护对象而被禁止贸易,在《中国物种红色名录》中被列入极危物种(CR)。

ORIGINAL
FOR SALE - £1000

DATE
2016

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