Cypripedium reginae

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyOrchidaceae
Family (Traditional)Orchidaceae
GenusCypripedium
SpeciesCypripedium reginae Walter
Common NameShowy Ladys Slipper
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 9.2
C value 10
StatusNative; EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[SX] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Cypripedium spectabile Cypripedium spectabile

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Claiborne (TN), Johnson (TN), Union (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BOON, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0073052 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Cypripedium reginae
TENN-V-0073049 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Cypripedium reginae
TENN-V-0073050 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Cypripedium reginae
TENN-V-0073051 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Cypripedium reginae
APSC0035359 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Cypripedium reginae
TENN-V-0073053 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Cypripedium reginae
TENN-V-0073055 Union Tennessee
TENN
Cypripedium reginae
TENN-V-0073054 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Cypripedium reginae
008150 Claiborne Tennessee
BOON
Cypripedium reginae
APSC0035357 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Cypripedium reginae
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Plant Photos

Cypripedium reginae - Dwayne Estes
Cypripedium reginae - Dwayne Estes
Cypripedium reginae - Dwayne Estes
Cypripedium reginae - Dwayne Estes