Cypripedium palangshanense Tang & F.T.Wang

Palangshan cypripedium



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1936

Rediscovered in 1998

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable



Chongqing, Hubei and Sichuan Provinces, China


Biology & Ecology










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Cribb, P. and Sandison, M.S. 1998. A preliminary assessment of the conservation status of Cypripedium species in the wild. Botanical Joumal of the Linnean Society 126: 183-190.

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