Presently some pots of cypripedium barbatum were put up, in bud and flower.
cypripedium acaule, moccasin-flower; ladies'-slipper; Venus's-slipper, 205.
A strange etiquette this of the cypripedium, which speeds its parting guest with a sticky plaster smeared all over its back.
Presently he observed a flower—a cypripedium; the shape could not be mistaken.
The botanical name of the flower is cypripedium, taken from Greek words meaning the shoe of Venus.
In cypripedium, while the ordinary stamen of the outer row is deficient, two of the inner series are present.
This cypripedium of ours will ripen its seed in about twelve months, more or less.
Morren describes a flower of cypripedium insigne, in which there were two sepals and two petals.
Less important, but not less interesting, was the reappearance of cypripedium Marstersianum at a later date.
cypripedium Curtisii was selling in London at the moment for many guineas—a small plant too.