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Noun: Paphiopedilum
  1. Horticulturally important genus of mainly terrestrial orchids including many hybrids; southeastern Asia and Indonesia to Philippines and Solomon Islands; Paphiopedilum species sometimes included in genus Cypripedium
    - genus Paphiopedilum

Type of: liliopsid genus, monocot genus

Part of: family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae

Encyclopedia: Paphiopedilum