The Thai Slipper Orchid (Paphiopedilum thaianum) is a flowering plant in the Orchidaceae family. It is also known as the Thai Paphiopedilum.
It is native to the tropical forests of Thailand.
The mottled dark and pale green leaves are 4-10 centimetres (2-4 inches) long.
It has one or two flowers about 6-17 centimetres (3-7 inches) across. The Thai Slipper Orchid is white with purple markings and spots.
It blooms in spring.
Photographed at the Orchid Exhibition, Paris Botanical Garden, France, March 2022.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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