Paphiopedilum maliopense var. jackii

Paphiopedilum maliopense var. jackii

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

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PROJECT
蘭之魅 - LÁN ZHĪ MÈI - THE BEAUTY OF ORCHIDS - PLANTS - Chinese name – 麻栗坡兜兰 (qiǎn bān dōu lán) Ecology -Rocky and well-drained places in forests in limestone areas; 600-2000 m Distribution – SE Yunnan ; N Vietnam Info – As to Paphiopedilum, artificial collection pressure is always much larger than habitat loss or other factors. Also, the artificial collection pressure is constant even the expansion of artificial cultivation .At present, the whole wild Paphiopedilum are listed in the convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora (CITES). 兜兰属地生或半附生植物。产中国云南东南部、广西西部和贵州东南部。生于海拔1 100~ 1 600 m的石灰岩山坡林下或灌木丛下多石和排水良好的地方或岩壁积土处。越南北部也有分布。模式标本系温 室栽培植物,采自云南麻栗坡。 它虽然分布较广,但目前在野外已很难见到其踪迹了。这主要是由于近年来的过度采摘,而另一方面也由于它自身的生物学原因,它没有延长的地下根状茎且对生境要求也较严格。在《中国物种红色名录》中被列入极危物种(CR)。因此,它是当前最需要保护的濒危物种之一。

ORIGINAL
SOLD - YOKO HARADA, JAPAN

DATE
2016

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