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The Sweet Sunrise ‘Topmost’ Orchid (Paphiopedilum) is a flowering plant in the Orchidaceae family of orchids commonly called the Venus Slipper. It is a hybrid between the Paphiopedilum Sweet Accord and the Paphiopedilum Sarella.

It is native to Asia.

It is terrestrial, as it grows mainly on the forest floor.

The leaves are short and rounded with a mottled pattern.

The creamy-yellow flower has a pouch that traps insects. 

Photographed at the Orchid Exhibition, Paris Botanical Garden, France, March 2022.

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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