Paphiopedilum druryi (Bedd.) Pfitzer 1895



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild?

Last record: 1865 (Rao et al., 2003:xvii); 1875 (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:264)

Rediscovered in 1974 (Rao et al., 2003:xvii)



Tamil Nadu, India


Biology & Ecology










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Hawkes, J. G., Maxted, N. and Ford-Lloyd, B. V. (2000). Field Gene Banks, Botanic Gardens In Vitro, DNA and Pollen Conservation, pp. 92-107. In: The Ex Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Henry, A. N., Vivekananthan, K. and Nair, N. C. (1978). Rare and Threatened Flowering Plants of South India. The Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 75: 684-697 [695].

Jain, S. K. and Sastry, A. R. K. (comps.). (1983). Materials for a catalogue of threatened plants of India. Howrah, Botanical Survey of India. 69 pp.

Lucas, Gren L. l. and Synge, Hugh. (compilers). (1978). The IUCN Plant Red Data Book. Morges, Switzerland: IUCN.

Nayar, M. P. and Sastry, A. R. K. (compilers). (1987, reprinted 2000). Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Volume 1. Calcutta: Botanical Survey of India. xiii + 367 pp, 16 pls, figs. [pp. 264-265]

Rao, C. Kameswara, Geetha, B. L. and Suresh, Geetha. (2003). Red List of Threatened Vascular Plant Species in India: Compiled from the 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. ENVIS Centre on Floral Diversity, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. xxiv + 144 pp. [automatic download]

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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