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Paphiopedilum tonsum (Reichenbach fil.) Stein
in Stein's Orchideenbuch: 488, 1892.
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Cypripedium tonsum Reichenbach fil. in The Gardeners' Chronicle, 2nd series, 20: 262, 1883.
Synonyms :
Cordula tonsa (Reichenbach fil.) Rolfe in The Orchid Review, 20(1): 2, 1912.

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Paphiopedilum tonsum f. alboviride Braem

The following three variants can be found in the literature:
var. cupreum in Lindenia, nomen nudum.
var. superbiens Reichenbach fil. in The Gardeners' Chronicle for August 31st, 1895.
var. superbum in Lindenia, nomen nudum.

According to Braem (2016) these three variants are merely aberrant or geographical forms.

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