Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2023, Vol. 50 ›› Issue (S1): 141-142.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2023-0307

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A New Paphiopedilum Cultivar‘Yu Ying’

FANG Chuqi1,2,YIN Yuying2,3,LI Bin4 ,TAN Xin4 ,JIANG Zhiwei4 ,CHEN Shiren4 ,TANG Cong4 , OU Jiayu4 ,XIONG Yu4 ,WU Kunlin2 ,FANG Lin2 ,LI Lin2 ,WANG Fenglan1 ,and ZENG Songjun2,5,*    

  1. (1 College of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture,Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering,Guangzhou 510225,China;2 Key Laboratory of South China Agricultural Plant Molecular Analysis and Gene Improvement,South China Botanical Garden,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Guangzhou 510650,China;3 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049,China;4 Guangzhou Architectural Landscape Ltd.,Guangzhou 510180,China;5 Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Applied Botany,South China Botanical Garden,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Guangzhou 510650,China)
  • Online:2023-06-26 Published:2023-06-26

Abstract: ‘Yu Ying’is a new Paphiopedilum cultivar developed by crossing two excellent strains of female parent Paph. concolor and male parent Paph. primulinum. It is a novel potted orchid cultivar belonging to the spotted-leaf group of slipper orchids,and exhibits strong growth. The leaf is rectangular round to narrowly elliptic,green in color with a deep green interlaced network pattern. The average length and width of the leaf are 13.1 cm and 3.3 cm. The peduncle is deep purple,with an average length of 11.0 cm and an average of 1.9 flowers. The average horizontal and vertical diameters of the flower are 8.5 cm and 8.7 cm,respectively. The dorsal sepal is white with green longitudinal veins,with an average length and width of 6.4 cm and 4.7 cm,respectively. The petals are yellowish-white with green veins and purple speckles,with 5.7 cm long and 2.6 cm wide. The labellum is yellow,sack-shaped,and measures 4.5 cm in length and 2.0 cm in width. The staminodes horseshoe is shaped with obcordate with green umbilical protrudes. The flowering period is from April to May,with a lifespan of approximately 45 d per flower.

Key words: Paphiopedilum, hybridazation, cultivar ,  

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