The Slipper Orchid (Paphiopedilum leeanum) is a hybrid flowering plant in the Orchidaceae family. It is a hybrid between the Paphiopedilum spicerianum and the Paphiopedilum insigne.
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 white 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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